Path to Pub is an ongoing feature in WBP where we talk about each step to publication and beyond. From idea to drafting to book deal! I volunteered to write this post because I haven’t drafted a book in a long time, and you always love the step of the writing process you’re NOT on.… Continue reading Path to Pub: Drafting
Hey Party! Since REBEL SEOUL comes out in almost two weeks (eek!), I figured I’d share with you the journey this book has gone on, from shiny new idea to a NEW VISION of the story to publication. Once upon a time, I was a senior in college and had this dream (it was a… Continue reading Journey of a Rebel S(e)oul: The New Visions Award
We are super excited for today’s author spotlight: the hilarious F. C. Yee, debut author of THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO. This book came onto our radar last May when it was pitched as Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets American Born Chinese. How cool is that? After reading, we’re thrilled to say the comps… Continue reading Author Spotlight: F. C. Yee
Recently, as in last Saturday, I graduated from Lesley University with a Masters in Creative Writing –Writing for Young People. Yay! Go me! You can check out more about Lesley’s Writing for Young People program: here. I’m in the list of alumni! I thought I’d share with all of you about my experience in my… Continue reading All You Need to Know About MFAs in Writing for Young People! + DIY MFA
Today is a super special day! Not only is it WANT’s release day (!!!), but also Cindy is here on the blog to talk about WANT and share some awesome writerly advice with all of us! A little side story of Axie the Fangirl and Cindy the Superstar: I’ve been a fan of Cindy’s ever… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Cindy Pon
Hey! We’re back, two months since last we talked about scenes. Since then, we’ve had Camp NaNoWriMo and lots of beautiful spring days, which means you’re probably super excited to completely revise the scenes in your book!!! Okay, mini recap. And for those who memorized my last post – Can Your Scenes Be Seen? –… Continue reading After the First Draft: Revising Scenes
Sorry, I had to do it. Puns give me life. Just like scenes give a story life! A story is made up entirely of scenes, like the Lego blocks of a Lego castle, and/or Lego blocks of a Millennium Falcon™ Let’s play a game! Do you know what movie this scene is from? Do you… Continue reading Can Your Scenes be Seen?