I'm a huge movie fan and excited to hear about all the YA movie deals that have been announced recently. Thought it would be fun to keep track as we hear about things so we can help promote them and…Continue
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This post is about critiquing other people’s work without causing too much emotional damage. I am a firm believer in critique groups, not just to get feedback on your own work, but to give feedback. There’s an old saying that the teacher learns more than the student and this couldn’t be truer for writers.
When we look at another person’s writing, we are also looking at our…Continue
Congrats! You made it through the horrors of querying, waiting for the call, revisions, submission to editors, more revisions, and finally... a contract. Now you're impatiently waiting for your book to be published. So what do you do while you wait (besides eat cupcakes of course!)?
YA and MG author Lisa Schroeder has put together a detailed checklist of what you should be doing in the six months prior to your release date. This is a fantastic guideline that all #YALITCHAT…Continue