Lee Weatherly

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***Currently working with a mentee***

Lee Weatherly is an award-winning author of over 50 books for children and young adults, including the bestselling YA trilogy Angel. Her acclaimed middle-grade novels include Child X and Missing Abby; she’s also written numerous series titles for younger readers. Her work has been translated into over 10 different languages. Lee’s new YA trilogy, the ‘Broken’ series, combines her love of film noir with epic world-building and is set in a daring and distorted echo of 1940s America. The first title, Broken Sky, comes out in March 2016.

Lee greatly enjoys working with new authors and helping them make the most of their talent. She’s an experienced writing teacher and mentor, and the co-author of How to Write a Blockbuster. She also spends entire days in her pyjamas while writing and drinking coffee.


  • YA fiction


I’ll read a completed ms from you (or a partial plus synopsis) and then discuss my thoughts with you afterwards, either in person or by email/phone (or a combination), up to a total of around 5 hours’ discussion time. I want to give each mentee the chance to come back with questions once they start the rewrite process, because often you don’t know what problems are going to crop up until this point.


  • In person
  • By email
  • By skype/telephone.


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