Anna LaForest Writes: The Blog

Writer’s Blog: The Importance of Critique Groups

I know I’m lucky. This time last year I was in the early stages of my Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators mentorship. I still can’t believe how fast it flew by. Having a mentor who was a published author with industry experience had a huge impact on my writing—I could list countless examples,…

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Book Post: See You Yesterday

Don’t just read See You Yesterday…Experience it! I read See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon when I couldn’t get my hands on her book Today, Tonight, Tomorrow. After Reading See You Yesterday, I know I’ll be making a point to read everything of hers! Here goes: All Barrett wants is to leave high school behind…

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Book Post: I Love You So Mochi

Don’t just read I Love You So Mochi…Experience it! I read I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn because the cover captured my attention. The background, beautiful pink cherry blossom trees, almost looked like a blurred photograph. The figures in the foreground were in focus, but definitely hand drawn, cartoonish. The varied styles made…

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A Few Basics…

Hi, I’m Anna, an aspiring author of young adult books. Through my words here, I hope to share my personal journey as a writer, while paying tribute to the books that have shaped me as a writer and a person. I hope you will frequent my blog to find something for you, or someone in your life, to read. Hopefully, one day you will be able to pick up a book that has my name on the cover!

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8 responses to “Anna LaForest Writes: The Blog”

  1. So excited for you!!


    1. Thanks! You can keep these books in mind for future birthday gifts…


  2. I think this is great. I have to send a link to my grandaughter in St Charles, Mo. She reads all the time.


    1. Thank you for sharing! I hope she can find a book she is interested in reading as I post more!


  3. I am so incredibly excited for you and this journey you are on!
    I am even more excited for your readers to be engulfed in your amazing wisdom and writing!


    1. Thank you so much! I’m grateful for your kind words and support!


  4. I am so excited for you. I am sure you will have great success. I will enjoy reading your blog until I can read your very own book.


    1. Thanks so much! Until that day comes, I hope you can find a book that you might enjoy reading or one to recommend to a student or family member.


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