Facts about young adult author Kieran Scott include that she graduated from Rutgers University, published her first hardcover novel in 2012, and lives in New Jersey with her children and her husband Matt, as of 2015. Scott is the author of the "Non-Blonde Cheerleader" series, the "True Love" series and the "He's So/She's So" series. Under the name Kate Brian, she also wrote the "Shadowlands" trilogy.Continue Reading
Scott states fans frequently ask her for advice on how to become writers. She suggests it is important for aspiring writers to read across a wide variety of genres and styles, as doing so exposes them to new writing styles and helps them learn to develop their own voices.
Before she began writing novels, Scott edited young adult fiction for a number of years, including the "Sweet Valley High: Senior Year" series. Since beginning her career as a novelist, she has won several awards, including an ALA Quick Pick award for "I Was a Non-Blonde Cheerleader."
Scott loves bulletin boards, which she has used throughout her life to collect and organize memorabilia. For example, her eighth-grade bulletin board includes a photo of her then-boyfriend and a ticket stub from a Duran Duran concert, while her bulletin board after graduating college included cover photos of the books she edited and pictures of the cast of "Felicity," which was one of her favorite TV shows.Learn more about Fiction