It’s the end of November, and with it goes another YA’LL Fest. This was my third YA’LL Fest, and each year I learn valuable information.
Need to revise your NaNoWriMo novel in January? Do your descriptions leave you flat? Is your character hiding his/her/its emotional truth? Try an online course
YALLFest is an annual November event in Charleston, South Carolina, celebrating young adult literature and its authors. Essentially, it’s a book festival that brings together
When I was a child, oh, nine or ten years old, I desperately wanted to believe that I was adopted. It wasn’t because my parents
Ever since my eyes were opened to the importance of Point of View (POV), I’ve paid close attention to narrative voice whenever I write as well as read. I’m happy to share my observations, with a focus on books that dare to push POV boundaries.
Walk, run, or skate to your nearest bookseller or library: today is Roller Boy’s book birthday!
The Boston Teen Author Festival (BTAF18) opened its doors to more than 600 lit-crazed readers and writers this past Saturday and I was lucky enough to be
What types of books do you read on sultry summer days and nights? I’ll admit that sometimes I enjoy a fluffy romantic fantasy. But creepy
Emma started her career with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, where she worked in the marketing department before joining the Aladdin editorial team. After leaving
Guest Post by Rebecca Crockett A few months ago I had an incredible opportunity to discuss my work with a high-level editor at a well-known
“I think humor has to work in service of the plot, not the other way around.” – Jerry Mahoney transparency fun fact: Sky Pony Press
A Dash of Trouble is the kind of book that makes you smile as you read. Eleven year old Leo is impetuous, mischievous, curious and
I recently started revising my YA science fiction novel. I have very vivid pictures of each character in my head. When my critique partner read
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Harrington, a fan of Writers’ Rumpus, is an acclaimed author with Scholastic, Penguin, and Sterling Childrens Books. I interviewed her below.