Writing for Children? Get Reacquainted With Your Inner Child by Holly Cohen

Writing for Children? Get Reacquainted With Your Inner Child by Holly Cohen

I haven’t been a child for a while, so when I started developing the protagonist for my middle-grade novel, The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C, I realized I needed to dust off my inner child if I had any hope of Angel coming to life for middle-grade readers. I wanted to respect the sharp intellects of these readers and write a story that rings true for them without resorting to pop culture references that don’t age well.

Meet author Holly Cohen, author of The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C

Meet author Holly Cohen, author of The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C

How did you hear about Anaiah Press? My first introduction to Anaiah Press came as a result of a Twitter pitch contest. I took a chance and pitched my novel, now titled The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C. Happily, Anaiah Press editor Kara Leigh Miller hearted one of my pitches for the novel. Do you [...]

Cover Reveal: The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C by Holly Cohen

Coming November 30, The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C by Holly Cohen! Without Mama, Christmas has ceased to exist for Papa, but this year, Angel is determined to bring some Yuletide joy back into their lives. With little money, no decorations, and not much time left until the big day, she is facing an uphill [...]