New Adult Fiction, with characters age 18-25, is exploding. But what, exactly, is New Adult, and how is it different from writing for young adults? Deborah Halverson, author of Writing New Adult Fiction, explains the ins and outs of NA in this interview.
Struggling with writing believable dialogue in your fiction? In this video, writing coach Teresa gives her best tips for creating conversations between your characters that sound authentic and won’t stop your story in its tracks. To learn more about Teresa or her coaching services or download a transcript of this video, visit http://www.teresafunke.com/
Feeling stressed? Can’t get everything on your “to do” list done? Spend a minute or two with this infographic and start changing your relationship to time.
A story that moves beyond the obvious is a story that appeals to young readers — and their parents. Find out how to add depth to your writing with these easy to follow tips.
We’ve been working with children’s writers for 25 years, and we’ve discovered that what separates successful authors from also-rans isn’t always talent. A lot of times it has to do with it the way they think.
Many beginners believe writing a picture book is a breeze, but it requires a lot of skill to pack a story into a few words. If writing a picture book is your dream, here are some tips to consider before you begin
interview by Anne Tews Schwab for writeforkids (Paid subscriber to Children’s Book Insider? See the bottom of the post for bonus content!) As she gracefully accepted her Newbery Medal on June 29, 2014, Ms. Kate DiCamillo spoke about her mother’s role in the creation of her award-winning book, Flora and Ulysses: […]