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.
The world of adolescence offers endless exploration.
“It’s important to write about things that matter to you and scare you.”
As Miss Maudie says in Mockingbird, “People in their right mind never take pride in their talents.”
Sad and angry over current events, two YA authors used the pen as a weapon against police brutality.
While penning a response to a national crisis, two young adult authors developed a friendship and taught each other about craft.
Make sure your story gets two paws up.
“Breaking the ground is a very important phase. It’s a difficult phase, but once you take the time to do that, the book somehow propels you forward.”
“I heard that voice, crystal clear in my mind, even before I started writing. Weird.”
Can you discover narrative through auditory practices?