‘It’s a good place to be’


Kailey Davenport, 19, poses with her first novel, ''Seraph,'' Nov. 21 in her parents' rural Franklin home. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON

In the classrooms of Purdue University’s English department, students learn to master plot, character development and voice in their works.

Kailey Davenport came to Purdue for this exact reason. The 19-year-old Edinburgh native wants to write novels when she graduates, taking after her favorite authors such as J.K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins.

And with one novel published and another in the works, she’s already ahead of her classmates.

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