Tag: YA

Young Adult Fiction Round-Up

With so much change for the better happening out there in the world – the #MeToo movement, the March for our Lives gun control rallies, the rise in LGBTQ+ books and authors of color in YA literature, to name a…

YA Wednesday: Politics as Usual?

Along with many of us, my teenage son and daughter and their friends felt their hopes and dreams dashed with the election of Donald Trump. Word is if only millenials had voted, Hillary would’ve won by a landslide. Well, wake…

YA Wednesday: Spring Round-Up

It’s finally starting to look like spring here in New England – the tulips are popping, the buds on the trees are exploding, the grass is turning a neon shade of green. Summer is right around the corner! In celebration…

Hearing Voices

I’m sure you’ve all heard the advice to put your manuscript in a drawer for a few months before tackling the next revision. Getting some distance allows you to see things you otherwise can’t because you’re too close to it….