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I'm the author of the PRETTY CROOKED trilogy (HarperCollins) and COIN HEIST (Adaptive), now a Netflix Original film starring Sasha Pieterse. My story "About You Now" is featured in the forthcoming anthology BEHIND THE SONG (Sourcebooks). Visit me at elisaludwig.com, @ElisaLudwigYA and www.facebook.com/ElisaLudwigYA. ...more

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Elisa Ludwig I take a break and look for inspiration from other media, like movies, music and TV. Or I might read some nonfiction. Just absorbing other sensory exp…moreI take a break and look for inspiration from other media, like movies, music and TV. Or I might read some nonfiction. Just absorbing other sensory experiences can be hugely helpful.(less)
Elisa Ludwig Hands down, the best thing is being able to connect with other people who are passionate about reading, whether it's teen readers, bloggers, editors, …moreHands down, the best thing is being able to connect with other people who are passionate about reading, whether it's teen readers, bloggers, editors, agents or other authors. I love being part of this community!(less)
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I was so lucky this past weekend to attend YA Fest in Easton, PA with tons of awesome authors. I hadn’t done an event in several months and it was a happy reunion with many great friends. I met so many lovely teens and parents and teachers and librarians. The absolute best moment, though, was when Kara Glaser showed up. I met Kara back in 2012, when she took a writing workshop with me at a booksto

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Elisa Ludwig Thank you, and likewise!


TyCobbsTeeth TyCobbsTeeth Good morning Elisa,
I love your quotes. Thank you for the add. I'm looking forward to some chatter about books.
Cheers!


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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Elisa Ludwig Thanks so much, Fred, and likewise! Can't wait to see all the books you're reading!


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Fred Elisa, I am so excited to be your friend! I believe you know that I think you are pretty doggone awesome, really looking forward to Pretty Sly!


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