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Published at 16: An Interview with Author Rachel Coker

Vol. 118, Prg. 51–55
February 17–21, 2014

Homeschooled novelist Rachel Coker was picked up by a major publisher when she was just 16! Hear her story of early success as well as tips for other young novelists on this week’s Home School Heartbeat.

“For young writers who want to become published authors, keep reading! . . . Write all the time . . . Get feedback . . . and just remember to always keep enjoying yourself.”—Rachel Coker

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A Good Beginning
Coaching and Experience
Empathetic Storytelling
Publishing Young
Homeschool Success Story
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Rachel Coker

Rachel Coker resides near Williamsburg, Virginia, with her parents, who’ve homeschooled her since she was a child, and two sisters. She is the author of 2012’s Interrupted: A Life Beyond Words. Coker has a passion for great books and has been surrounded by them all her life. Her gift for writing became apparent at the age of 11, at which time her parents, who owned a Christian bookstore, signed her up for a year of lessons with a professional writing coach. Visit her website at rachelcoker.com.

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