Shannon Hale creates fun plots and strong characters for all ages and genders. Yet her books are often labeled as “for girls only” – and she’s fighting hard to change that.
Is “playing god” the right POV for your story?
It took Pierce Brown six novels and countless queries before he broke through with his smash-hit Red Rising trilogy. Now he has two television series, a film adaptation, and another sci-fi trilogy in the works – and has never given up on his principles along the way.
“After I find a good routine – which, for me, usually involves absolute quiet, at least two hours of uninterrupted time, and a pot of black coffee – the writing starts going well, and then I can forget about the routine.”
Read the second-place winner of our “Spring Cleaning” short story contest.
The world of adolescence offers endless exploration.
“It’s important to write about things that matter to you and scare you.”
Working on a book for young readers? Here’s what not to do.
“Craft and technique can sustain and improve the drive to tell a story.”
This week on Extreme Hoarders: Dr. Victor Frankenstein.