Award-winning young adult author Julie Chibbaro has a knack for creating vidid, fascinating and intense worlds from eras long gone. Her first book, Redemption, took us to the harrowing wildness of the New World in the 1500s, while her latest–Deadly–takes us to New York in the early 1900’s during a typhoid epidemic.
Deadly has received a lot of attention, with The New York Times calling it a “rare young adult novel” that “reads like a medical thriller.” Julie is here to share with us her tips for creating powerful, realistic worlds:
|Horse manure, the smell of NYC in 1906.|
|The “hot” look of the era: Gibson Girls.|