Live Author Panel Recap

Last night we had a live author panel about the practicality of the SAT and of English classes to aspiring authors. We laughed! We cried! We reveled in the awesomeness that follows Lauren McLaughlin, Robin Wasserman, David Levithan, and Scott Westerfeld like an aura.

Missed the chat? Here are the highlights:

On high school English classes:

On the dreaded SATs:

On sharing their work with friends as teens:

On ideas:

To read the full chat, see the instant replay here. Have a follow-up question for Lauren McLaughlin? Email her at, and she’ll answer some additional user questions in a blog post. And make sure to check out excerpts of our panelists’ books for a limited time on Figment!

Scored by Lauren McLaughlin
Every You, Every Me by David Levithan
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
Frozen by Robin Wasserman
The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman

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