"Eliza: This is Ruth Hartman Berge. You left a comment "chilling. Great use of words" on my imago story (#44) and argh!!! I accidentally hit delete instead of publish. That's what I get for trying to publish from my cell phone.…"
"YA has morphed over the past few years into this widley accepted genre. I love it! I've been ready YA forever. There are some amazing books out there; THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE, IF I STAY, THE IRON KING, LOOKING FOR ALASKA...the list goes…"
"Hiya! I write YA Fantasy, work fulltime and do the mom/wife thing. You can find me over at my blog where I talk about writing, video games and the occasional mother woes. http://www.girlspwn.blogspot.com"
"Agreed. Depending on the genre, the word counts vary. Ya Contemporary can be as low as 55,000 while YA fantasy can tip at 100,000. Most agents will say a happy medium for YA is around 70,000. 40,000 is too low though."
"I guess I'll go first! Here's mine!
Seventeen-year old Avikar thought he was rescuing his sister from bandits, not a reptilian Lord planning his race’s annihilation.
When Avikar’s sister, Jeslyn, disappears,…"
"I just signed up for the Backspace Writers conference in NYC. A ton of the top YA Agents will be there. The first day is a query/first pages workshop, with the agents! check out the site below.
Right now my son is watching Sid The Science Kid on Hulu. We got rid of cable when we realized there was no need for it! With the magic of the internet, I wonder how many people have jumped on the cable free wagon. Are you one of them? If so, why?
Eliza: This is Ruth Hartman Berge. You left a comment "chilling. Great use of words" on my imago story (#44) and argh!!! I accidentally hit delete instead of publish. That's what I get for trying to publish from my cell phone. If it's not too much to ask, could you please re-post your comment? I'm delighted to find you on She Writes! I love this site!
Eliza, Welcome to She Writes. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Novelists – Struggling or Not group, and/or in Publishing Industry News. Enjoy the site!
Hi Eliza, and welcome to She Writes! We are so glad to have you here as part of our community. If you want help getting started, you can visit our very helpfully named"Getting Started" page. And for the best way to start getting to know others on the site, check out the groups, see what's right for you, and introduce yourself!
"Hi and let me be one of the first to welcome you to Shewrites. This is a terrific site, tons of resources and innovative info. As my own bonus, you have access to my teaching site and free teachings on memoir. Just click here…"
"Catherine, Just waving hello. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Novelists (Struggling or Not) group.
Hope you enjoy it here, and best of luck with your writing.
Warmly, Meg Waite Clayton…"
Working on my memoir, I've turned to many, many (many many, too many) books with tips on how to get started, organized, and inspired. I also read a lot of what other authors say about the process and will share quotes here, as well. I'll begin…See More