Today, the Perfect 10, my awesome teen panel and guest panelists, are talking about a topic that I’ve been thinking about lately and wondering if I’ve done enough or too little regarding this subject. The subject is Diversity in Young Adult literature. How the P10 Talks post works is, I ask the same questions to each teen and they can answer as many or as few as they’d like and I don’t insert my own opinions. I don’t tell you what I think because I’m the writer and what I need to do is listen. Listen to what my readers and my target audience are looking for in a YA novel and ask myself whether I’m the right author to provide that for them.
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The first question I asked them was: