"Read her when you're 13 but then forget about her"
No, the person being quoted in this BBC News article was not talking about me, but Agatha Christie. And yes, I believe she is read by many in their early teens. I read her throughout my teenage years and even beyond and am a fan of both the recent and more recent Miss Marples that have aired on PBS.
Only a Month and a Half--or so--Until November
That means it's almost NaNoWriMo time again! If I'm going to take part in National Novel Writing Month this year, I've got to finish a draft of a book for younger kids by the end of October. Perhaps NaNoWriMo will provide the motivation I need.