The Information Authors Aren't Allowed to Share

The Information Authors Aren't Allowed to Share

We've all heard the old wisdom: everyone in the publishing industry knows everyone else, so don't be mean or else a lot of people wi...

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Is it Worth Buying Scrivener?

Is it Worth Buying Scrivener?

If you've been involved in the writing community for any length of time, you've probably heard several writers geeking out about how...

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When Art Meets Business

When Art Meets Business

One of the most jarring things about being a writer is this: writing is an art, but publishing is a business. And somehow, the two completel...

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Bitterness and Publishing

Bitterness and Publishing

This tough-love post is a modified version of a Twitter thread I wrote a few months ago, but I think it's still relevant to a lot of us...

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Writing in the Apocalypse

Writing in the Apocalypse

Okay, the coronavirus epidemic isn't the apocalypse, but it sure feels like it sometimes. The scary part isn't really the virus itse...

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YA Criticism Needs An Update

YA Criticism Needs An Update

In the world at large, YA fiction is treated as something of a punchline. It's easy to make fun of. All those dystopian books read exact...

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A Message to Teen Writers

A Message to Teen Writers

It seems somewhat odd that I'm writing a message to teenage writers, given that I am one, for now. But I'm turning twenty later this...

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