Happy New Year, YALITCHAT folks! Check out this article on dealing with critiques. Every writer needs them, and there's grace in learning how to accept and make the best of them.
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Believe it or not, some teens get grief for reading books. Surprised? Check out one teen's situation here:
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No surprise there, right? Check out the full article below:
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Kid lit is the fastest growing genre on the book market today. And adults reading YA helps boost the industry. Read more in this article from LA Times:
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Due to a recent settlement with Apple, consumers who bought an eBook between 2010-2012 may be receiving a refund. Find out more ...
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Are publishers still relevant in this age of eBooks? Read this article from DBW (Digital Book World) for more on the Brave New World for authors.
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This is a great article on the benefits of movie watching and screenwriting to improve our novel writing:
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Presenting to a group and not sure what to charge? Learn how to determine your worth. Check out this article by superstar agent, Joanna Volpe:
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This article by agent extraordinaire, Rachelle Gardner, is a must read for any writer. Check it out:
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Did you know about the grants you can receive from YALit? It's true. And I would know. Recently I applied and received grant money toward my writing education with a quick learning grant. Applying is easy. Check out the link below to learn more and see if you qualify. Membership to YALitChat has its perks.
YALITCHAT's founder, Georgia McBride, has also started her own publishing house. Read all about Month9Books here:
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Check out this graph with the sales stats in kid lit:
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No one says you can't write a race other than your own, right? Just make sure you're doing it for the right reasons by checking out this article:
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Check out this article to make sure you know the difference:
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Just wanted to share this important movement. Two teen girls started a petition for teen magazines to stop showing airbrushed perfect teen girls on their covers. The result is damaging to young minds. Sign their petition!
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Find out how eReader users' reading habits are being tracked and used for vital publishing data. Interesting stuff!
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Check out this interesting article on ARCs and who they should be offered to. Be sure to read the comments and weigh in on the controversy.:
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Every writer should learn to avoid these crutches:
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Excellent article here on ways to strengthen your story:
See what indie books made a splash at BEA this year:
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