This is a video interview with E.K .Johnston and Andrew Karre hosted by Mackin Educational Resources. Content includes:
00:13 "The Story of Owen..." where it all began
01:12 What stands out in an author that makes an editor take notice?
02:05 Author/Editor Collaboration
04:00 Diversity, Multiculturalism & Reconciliation in publishing
06:25 World Building
07:40 "Exit Pursued by a Bear"
08:20 Retelling classic stories & featuring background characters
09:15 King Arthur stories?
09:55 "Ahsoka" and Star Wars
10:48 "That Inevitable Victorian Thing."
13:15 "That Inevitable Victorian Thing" as a teaching tool
14:10 Editing is about asking the right questions
15:35 Processing edits
16:55 Author / Editor friction
19:45 Boundary pushing in YA literature
21:25 If I had an alternate history, I'd be a...
23:05 The biggest misconception about authors /editors
25:60 A job description for a successful editor / author
27:45 Words of wisdom to our high school selves
29:20 From archeologist to author
30:30 To know the intelligence behind an author's book...
31:33 My school librarian... made all the difference
33:35 Where do you get your ideas?
34:45 Writing to an audience
35:30 Advice for aspiring authors
37:02 Reading for pleasure
38:18 Those who read will ultimately make a difference in our world
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