Author Archives: Bonnie Waltch

About Bonnie Waltch

Bonnie Waltch has worked in documentary television, museum exhibit media, and non-profit arts management. She is currently a producer and writer at Northern Light Productions in Boston. She was thrilled to be part of the 2014-15 Novel Incubator class and is seeking representation for her YA novel, Finding Black Jaguar.

YA Wednesday: Morally Complicated YA Books

The blogosphere has been abuzz over a six-figure deal for the rights to a year-old self-published debut novel, The Cruelty, by Scott Bergstrom. The firestorm began with a November 24th article in Publisher’s Weekly, “YA Debut Gets Six Figure Deal,…

Sex in YA Novels

There’s a lot of discussion online about sex in YA novels: too much of, not enough of, inappropriateness of, negative consequences of, condoning of, etc. etc. Among the critiques I received on the first draft of my YA novel was…

Novel Incubator: Incoming!

All of us at Dead Darlings are thrilled to meet the new crop of Novel Incubator students at this year’s Muse and the Marketplace, GrubStreet’s annual writing conference. We asked incoming student, Bonnie Waltch, to give us some insight into…