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Read Your Art, Draw Your Book

You might have noticed that submissions at Teen Ink fall into two distinct categories: writing and art. Maybe you consider yourself a writer, or maybe an artist, but most teens have potential to be great at both! Graphic novels are a wonderful art form that's gaining more and more respect in the literary world. If you're imagining an extended Sunday paper cartoon, you'll be surprised by the emotional depth and resonance of many graphic novels--and their action and humor, too. I hope you'll check out the books I've listed below, and that one of them might even inspire you to pursue your own project combining writing and art. (Read more »)

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