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Mike Lupica Masters Two Trades

Journalist/novelist shares secrets of his craft

By Maya Williams | null null , null

Author Mike Lupica reveals how he structures his stories and creates his characters when he sits down to talk to Scholastic News Kid Reporter Maya Williams. As a sports reporter and fan, Lupica also discusses the importance of sports in every kid's life, the topic of most of his young adult fiction.

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kid reporter maya williams interviewing author mike lupica
 

For more about Mike Lupica's latest book, Hero, check out Maya's Author Interview video with Lupica and her review of the book!

Get more tips from professional writiers and journalists, check out the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Tips From the Pros page.

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