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Mike Jung has trouble writing about himself in third person, which is probably why his goofy little debut MG novel Geeks, Girls & Secret Identities (forthcoming from Arthur A. Levine Books in fall 2012) is written in first person. Mike has these delusions about writing picture books (even though it makes his head hurt to try) but his wheelhouse probably is middle-grade fiction, especially when it’s about silly things like robots, superheroes, monsters and zombie squirrels. Stuff he can just make up without doing any research, in other words.

Mike lives across the bridge from San Francisco with his wife, who generously tolerates his weirdness; his daughter, who despite her callow youth is probably smarter and more socially functional than
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I’m writing at the public library - okay, at this very moment I’m actually posting on Facebook at the public library - and there’s a student and his tutor two tables over, discussing what sounds like a paper he’s written. They’re working hard, it’s clearly an interaction with meaning and value, and it’s good to see young people actively engaged in scholarship.

That said, these two people, who I...

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Published on March 01, 2015 14:59
Average rating: 3.80 · 672 ratings · 194 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
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