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Young Adult Fiction is on Fire!

Two Brothers: Heritage, Book Two, A Ramtalan Trilogy

2pm – “Young Adult Fiction is on Fire!” at the Ojai Library 111 E Ojai Ave., (805) 646­1639 | FREE | Young adult fiction and its many sub-genres has soared in popularity lately. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about this exciting genre and how to capture a young adult audience, then you’ll want to listen to what multi-genre author Sofia Diana Gabel has to say about the subject. Gabel will read from her YA science fiction novels, the first two books in the trilogy, as well as discuss what makes a book appropriate and exciting for a young adult audience, from character and plot development to relatable content.

This is my event at the 2014 Ojai WordFest writer's conference in Ojai, California.

Sofia Diana's Latest Blogs

Apr.04.2014 - 11:24 pm
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When I need a break from writing, I like to spend time with my kids. It's not always possible these days because they're off at college or working, but when I get the chance, it's...
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Mar.25.2014 - 9:50 am
In the good ol' days, writers would, if they were lucky, get the chance to do magazine interviews or if they're very, very lucky, a guest spot on a talk show. Well, unless you're...
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Mar.03.2014 - 11:27 am
Wow! This week (March 2-8) is Read an Ebook a Day, which means you can now pick up a copy of The Clean Slate Accord at a 30% discount for only....wait for it....$.69!!! You...
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Jan.07.2014 - 12:18 am
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I wanted to make something creative and special for my author event this Saturday, and since my book, Two Brothers: Origin, is a young adult, science fiction, I came up with...
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Comments from Sofia Diana

Nov.18.2012 - 6:16 pm
In response to: Short Story Published
Thank you so much.
Aug.24.2011 - 7:05 am
In response to: Current Trends in Publishing
Very true. Having an agent, I think, can be such a blessing because a good one will lead an author through the maze of...
Mar.30.2011 - 10:11 pm
In response to: Writing Saves Me
Wow, very similar circumstance. I hope your husband is well now. Take care :)
Mar.23.2011 - 3:34 pm
In response to: Victor Hugo and Maria Deraismes
Thanks, Cheryl!
Mar.21.2011 - 9:18 pm
In response to: LitFic
Great blog. I write mostly genre fiction, but I sure have an appreciation for literary fiction. I think many young...

Published Reviews

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Published by Amazon
Twin brothers Argus & Tai Dachel raised by their aunt because their parents are dead in outskirts of Palmdale CA. Home-schooled because they are special. Upon enrolling to...