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Allison Hymas

Allison K. Hymas is the author of middle grade novels The Explorer's Code, Under Locker and Key, and Arts and Thefts.


Plot Twists and Setting up a Good Ending

Writing an ending that is "surprising yet inevitable" is difficult, but possible. There are ways to craft shocking but useful plot twists and bring stories to powerful ends. Learn about them in this program.

Allison Hymas

45 Minute Program

Codes and Ciphers

Learn the history and uses for various codes and ciphers. I'll also discuss how codes can be used in fiction.

Allison Hymas

45 Minute Program

Author Visit with Allison K. Hymas

Meet with middle grade author Allison K. Hymas. Learn about where my books came from, and ask me questions about anything you'd like to know!

Allison Hymas

30 Minute Program

Allison K. Hymas was born on the anniversary of the day Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly nonstop and solo across the Atlantic. She enjoys spending time in the mountains and forests. Allison is also the author of Under Locker and Key and Arts and Thefts, and her next book The Explorer's Code, releases in September 2020. She currently lives in Springville, UT, where she teaches writing, visits national parks, and runs very long distances for fun.

Check out Allison online:

Under Locker and Key

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The Explorer's Code

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Arts and Thefts

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