#9 Parts 1&2: “The Only Rule” and “G-Rated” (featuring G. Neri and E.E. Charlton-Trujillo)

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#9 Part 1: “The Only Rule” (featuring G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo)

In this episode, part one of a wide-ranging interview with YA authors G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo covering how they became friends (01:58), the impact of filmmaking on their writing processes (04:08), The Outsiders and other books that make them feel at home (18:07), and the power of story (26:38).

Special thanks to G. Neri, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, and Jennifer Paulsen for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artist Steve Combs.

Please support both of these authors by purchasing, reading, and sharing their books.

For more information about G. Neri, visit his website www.gregneri.com. There, you’ll be able to find all sorts of information about his work, including his latest, a graphic biography titled Grand Theft Horse.

For more information about e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, visit her website, www.bigdreamswrite.com. You should also check out her upcoming sequel to Fat Angie titled Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution. It officially drops March 5th, and it can be preordered at IndieBound, Amazon, and wherever books are sold. In addition, E’s documentary “At Risk Summer” is now on sale with an educational guide. You can purchase the film at http://vimeo.com/ondemand/atrisksummer.

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#9 Part 2: “G-Rated” (feat. G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo)

In this episode, the conclusion of our conversation with YA authors G. Neri and e.E. Charlton-Trujillo. In this part two, G and E discuss format, medium, and audience (01:26), collaboration with other authors (09:33), their favorite of each other’s work (17:48), upcoming projects (22:30), the relationship between educators and authors (27:34), and their visit to Jen’s school (34:15).

Special thanks to G. Neri, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, and Jennifer Paulsen for their contributions to this episode. Music for this episode from the Free Music Archive by the artist Steve Combs.

Please support both of these authors by purchasing, reading, and sharing their books.

For more information about G. Neri, visit his websitewww.gregneri.com. There, you’ll be able to find all sorts of information about his work, including his latest, a graphic biography titled Grand Theft Horse.

For more information about e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, visit her website, www.bigdreamswrite.com. You should also check out her upcoming sequel to Fat Angie titled Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution. It officially drops March 5th, and it can be preordered at IndieBound, Amazon, and wherever books are sold. In addition, E’s documentary “At Risk Summer” is now on sale with an educational guide. You can purchase the film athttp://vimeo.com/ondemand/atrisksummer.

Thanks for listening. Please rate, review, and subscribe. Look for the next episode in April.