YA Writing

Author Mentor Match: The Skinny

Most of you know that my manuscript was chosen by a mentor as part of the agented-author project Author Mentor Match #authormentormatch, the brainchild of Alexa Donne. The short of it: it's a group of generous authors who are already repped and choose to volunteer their time and talents to shepherd unpubbed manuscripts through the… Continue reading Author Mentor Match: The Skinny

YA Writing

Voice is Everything

So today I want to talk about voice. We hear it so much as authors. Voice. The book 'just has to have it', the agents say. But you might ask, 'what is it exactly? Don't all characters have a voice, after all, they are talking?' True, but just having a character talk is not voice.… Continue reading Voice is Everything