Author Mia Kerick talks about writing her new contemporary LGBTQ fiction for young adults, and how all teens deserve to see themselves in their books.
Want your manuscript to leap from the slush pile? Follow these tips when submitting to publishers and agents, and give your work a fighting chance.
Overwhelmed with writing instruction, market leads, helpful tips and “to-do” tasks? Jon has a quick, cheap and effective way to clear your mind and put all the information you need at your fingertips.
Just in time for Earth Day, picture book author Miranda Paul talks about her new picture book, One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia, how to write impactful stories for children, and why we need more diversity in children’s literature.
A good literary agent is your partner for building a successful writing career. Writing coach Teresa Funke walks you through the process of finding the perfect agent.
by Jane Choate Editors are famous—or is it infamous— for saying that they want something “new, fresh, different.” In the next breath, they state, “We want something like [insert current bestseller here].” How do we, as writers, interpret this? I admit that I have been flummoxed by it. Editors want the next Hunger […]