Think YA can’t be literary? Meet Jandy Nelson – and watch her lyrical language bring fully formed protagonists to life
The first self-published book I edited was written by a longtime newspaper reporter. Seasoned and self-confident, he decided to set sources aside and pen a … Read More “9 manuscript mistakes only first-timers make (and how to fix them)”
Remounting the horse after you get bucked for a month (which may be a good thing).
The writer spins essays and poems by observing the world around him and questioning his relationship to it. He is delighted by what he sees.
Building characters is a critical – and, I’m learning, quite difficult – part of writing a book.
I thought the answer was pretty obvious, until I heard the question in a different way.
Gulp. I’ve got a first draft.