MG's- Last night, I attended a "Pitchapalooza" with Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry at a local bookstore. There were between 200-300 people there (almost all new authors), and a panel of 3 senior editors/agents/publishers as well. Many had not even purchased the book, they were there just to hear what pitches should sound like, and get ideas for their own pitches. It's based around Eckstut and Sterry's "The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published". The purchase of a book got…See More
""Marketing aside, would you consider Hunger Games UMG or YA? It doesn't have sex, the themes are somewhat dark but not beyond anything most MG boys see in their video games and the writing itself is intelligent but not overly…"
As a teacher, I'm faced with this question a lot in choosing books for my classroom library. I think, honestly, that there is a continuously growing "gray area" between the two genres. In my humble opinion, I think the reasons…"
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