Writing Advice Masterpost Part 1: Plotting, Characters and World-Building

A couple weeks ago I promised a list of all the writing resources I’ve come across that have helped me become a better writer. I hope these links can help you as much as they’ve helped me.

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7 Beautifully Written Contemporary YA Novels Every YA Writer Needs to Read

Admittedly, not every YA author/writer needs to read these books, but they should (if they haven’t already, that is, because most of these are super popular). For each book, I’ll link to its Goodreads’ page, give Goodreads’ summary for the book just in case you’re lazy like me, and state the reasons why I liked it and […]

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The Truth Behind #VeryRealisticYA

So, last week, this hashtag, #VeryRealisticYA, was created by @ABoredAuthor (aka John Hansen), and it caught the online writing community by storm. The tweets people sent in were hilarious. (I’m too lazy to embed them, but if you want to see some of them you can go here, here or here.) But although the hashtag […]

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