Inside of genre circles, “YA” seems to be taking hold as a catch-all term for anything written for anyone under 18. Since so many people use YA as a catch-all, it’s becoming a catch-all, so how children’s book industry people define the category doesn’t matter. Does it?
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Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware
Dear Author has a post detailing internal problems at Red Rose Publishing:
Authors are reportedly not getting their work published within a specified time. If rights are requested to be reverted because of…
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Mary Robinette Kowal, Lokiko Hall, Bradley Denton, and Ari Berk!
Emergencies can happen, outside and within, and you may find yourself in need of assistance ASAP
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Lou Antonelli, Greg Bossert, M.K. Hobson, Sean Williams, and Mary Robinette Kowal!
An important part of developing as a writer is learning when to trust your voice, and how to tell the difference between trusting your vision and being stubborn about something that doesn’t work.
A few years back, I was hit with an emotional blow so fierce that it stunned every aspect of my life. I was numb, in a state of confusion, and alone. The details are private, but my recovery answered for me a question often asked in genre circles: What is the value of “escapism” in fiction? Is it a value at all?
With the release of her five book Marq’ssan Cycle, beginning in 2005, L. Timmel DuChamp has gained a reputation for fierce, uncompromisingly feminist writing of the same kind that has marked her short story appearances in places such as Asimov’s and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
We use language every day. It’s our tool, our medium, our art. However, even the most experienced and confident writer runs into an occasional grammatical snag (lie or lay?).
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for David D. Levine, Vera Nazarian, and Harry Connolly!