Mike Klaassen is an award-winning author who writes stories about young people facing daunting challenges. Genres include young-adult fiction, historical fiction, and the retelling of folktales. Mike's current fiction projects include a zombie-apocalypse novel.
Mike's first novels targeted teenage boys, especially reluctant readers, and he adopted a writing style he calls third-person possessed, which focuses on consistent , immediate, and intimate narration to produce page-turning fiction. Mike's nonfiction books address the craft of writing, especially techniques for writing in intimate third-person narration.