Teen Writing — REVEALED!

April 6th, 2010

If you follow news about YA literature at all, every once in a while you’ll see articles or blogs about an actual teenager who did the seemingly impossible and signed a contract to publisher his or her teen writing. Now, I’ve talked in the past about John Scalzi’s advice for teenage writers, the key component […]

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Grrrr… Argh….

February 17th, 2009

You may have heard about Quirk Books‘ upcoming zombie retelling of Pride and Prejudice, but did you know Maureen Johnson did it first? GalleyCat has the story.

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Why You Need An Agent

October 29th, 2008
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John Scalzi has another great post up on his blog today, called Why You Need An Agent, Foreign Edition. It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.

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Advice for Teen Writers

August 12th, 2008

I’ve had occasion in the last few days to recommend this brilliant article by Jon Scalzi to several writers, and figured it was worth sharing with all. It’s a few years old, so you may have seen it already, but it’s a practically timeless piece of advice on writing for teenage writers.

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It’s like she’s just had a book published, or something

May 7th, 2008

MJ is everywhere! She’s here, on John Scalzi’s blog, talking about The Big Idea.

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