Nonfiction vs Fiction for the Story You Have to Tell

Here’s a great post from “The Write Practice” blog about a basic decision. When you have something to share with the world, should you choose fiction or nonfiction? Click on the link below to read the advantages and disadvantages for each.

Should You Write Nonfiction or Fiction?.

Why Not-So-Young Adult Readers Crave Teen Fiction – The Cut

Many writers have turned to YA fiction because it is carefully crafted on all levels. Readers have discovered this, too. This has some “adult” publishing folks scurrying to figure out what is going on. Certainly, there are, um, insubstantial YA books, just as there are light reads for the adult market. Not every book aspires to be great literature. Some stories are just fun. Here’s an article about “New Adult” fiction. This is an emerging and controversial idea. Read the article and see what you think.

Why Not-So-Young Adult Readers Crave Teen Fiction – The Cut.

Editor Patti Lee Gauch Talks About the State of the Picture Book | School Library Journal

Many writers dream of creating picture books. Here’s a look at the current market from a prominent editor.

Editor Patti Lee Gauch Talks About the State of the Picture Book | School Library Journal.

Mitali’s Fire Escape: Andrew Karre on Editing in the “YA Boom” Era

What do you think about a new category of books–“New Adult”? It would be for ages 14-35. Here’s an article about the idea and reactions to it.

Mitali’s Fire Escape: Andrew Karre on Editing in the “YA Boom” Era.