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Source: What Do Teens Want? – 10/26/2009 – Publishers Weekly.

Fascinating. If you can read statistics without setting your head on fire, then by all means read through the source article. It is jam-packed with statistics, but there are a number of surprises inside like this one:

Not surprisingly, 83% of teens are influenced by their friends’ book recommendations. What did surprise us is that 52% were influenced by family members (perhaps their siblings), ahead of teachers (47%) and librarians (36%).

I really must read through this information again after my brain has had a chance to cool down.

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I had a fabulous time attending the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference (BRMCWC) this year! I met a lot of other great writers and made some great contacts in the industry. It was well worth my time and money.

Me with Angie Hunt

Angie Hunt and Me

I definitely have to take more photos next year, but at least I got this one with Angela Hunt. She’s a great writer who’s well published across a variety of genres. And she was a great mentor for my first writing conference. I learned a great deal from attending her sessions and recommend them to future conference attendees.

The conference is held each year in late May at the Ridgecrest Conference Center in the western mountains of North Carolina. Information about this conference (and some great tips on writing) can be found at the following links:

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