I can’t tell you the amount of times someone tells me, you’ve gotta check out book Such and Such. It’s YA. Really, I ask. Because I distinctly remember that book not being YA, but only having a main character who’s 13. The themes are adult, the writing is adult, the way it’s plotted, the closeness… Continue reading What is YA?
I’m going to stop soon, I promise, but I just can’t explain how thrilled I am to see The After Girls gain a little traction today! You guys are seriously making me so happy. No, but really, you are. And I really really really wouldn’t have any of this without my amazing friends and family… Continue reading We made it! The After Girls is a Top 100 Book on Amazon Right Now!
I recently did an interview for my friend’s great new YA blog, Teenage Writeland. I answered a bunch of questions about avoiding YA cliches, finding inspiration in my own experience and whether YA needs any kind of lesson just because it’s for kids (I am a firm believer that it doesn’t, in case you were… Continue reading The After Girls Playlist!