YA authors, have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a Young Adult (YA) reader? I reached out to eight readers and asked them ten questions about the genre and what it means to them.
A modern day author–without a marketing team or a publicist–eventually comes to the hard realization that, to be “successful”, they have to be working three jobs (on top of their actual day job–the one that pays for foodstuff to keep the meatsuit moving). No, you have to market one book, while editing another, and writing another. It sounds and is exhausting.
I’ve mentioned a million times that I’m a very goal-oriented person. I’ve got to have a target, and if I can’t find one I usually make it. While I am a goal oriented person, I’m also someone that needs to
Kly Zoon had spent countless hours in the pit, digging for ancient earth artifacts. He’d done this in hundreds of thousands of holes on the dead planet–battling sandstorms, tornadoes, and the only thing really left alive: Scrapeaters. No, that isn’t
I’ve said this before, I’m not very good at keeping a blog or at least posting consistently. So, I found myself googling “blog post ideas” and I came across a REALLY long list of ideas. I skimmed them. Some were
I was a relatively healthy child. Aside from the severe infection I had as a child, I was never really sick. I mostly dealt with the occasional injury–like a sprained ankle or welding-flash induced blindness. You know, the perfectly normal,
This book is not for the faint of heart. It is brutal, violent, and heavily detailed in its violence. I’m not saying that as a negative. The writing is lyrical, beautiful, and vivid. This is not a book that just
When I was a little girl, I would look up at the stars–at a vast universe that stretched well beyond my already boundless imagination–and feel this deep, indescribable calling. The array of millions of glittering balls of gas reflected in
I’m a very responsible person. I keep my commitments. But, I honestly suck at maintaining a blog. I think it stems from a variety of things. First, I’m trying to be a lot of things at once. Second, I haven’t
I bounced back and forth between the ebook and the audiobook, thanks to Kindle’s seamless transition between apps. Nelson creates a rich world that sucks you in from the very first few pages. The world-building is top-notch and the character