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Tara Creel
Tara Creel is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Middle Grade
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Tara Creel
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Tara Creel is a Utah native and mother of four boys. She is an editor for Month9Books and Write On Editing. She also reviews books for The Deseret News and blogs about books and writing at Tara Creel Books. Tara worked as a high school English and journalism teacher for a few years but now writes stories for children – alternating between mysteries and making you cry. She is an HGTV junkie who loves hiking and playing at the beach with her babies. She is repped by Samantha Bagood at Samantha B Literary.

For Pitch Wars 2020, Tara Creel is co-mentoring with Jenna Lehne.

Favorite Books
Greenglass House by Kate Milford Tumble and Blue by Cassie Beasley The Science of Unbreakable Things by Tae Keller Bob by Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher
Years Mentored
2017, 2018