This week's firestorm: The Wall Street Journal's article on YA being too dark. People went crazy. People spoke out. What do you think? Is the current YA market too dark?
Understanding Industry and Market
Market Update @ Pimp My Novel.
Good Day Sunshine for Writers @ Alan Rinzler.
On Editors @ Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.
How To Promote Yourself and Your Book @ Guide to Literary Agents.
Please Don't Serial Query @ Kidlit.
Write Your Quer FIRST for a Better Book @ Writer Unboxed.
Workshop Wednesday @ BookEnds.
Write a Break In Novel @ Rachelle Gardner.
5 Articles on Knowing When to Submit @ Guide to Literary Agents.
Chasing Trends @ KT Literary.
How to Craft a Mystery in a Novel @ Nathan Bransford.
B is for (t0) be Verbs @ The Blood-Red Pencil.
Deadlines--Start Working With Them Before You Are Published @ Babbles from Scott Eagan.
It's a Start: The First Line @ The Other Side of the Story.
Red Herrings: Scapegoating Characters @ Mystery Writing is Murder.