Tag Archives: young adult

Help! I Need A Genre!

I am looking for an agent to represent “Finding Kate,” my adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” and in the last week or so, I’ve been doing a lot of research to that end. And I’m in a … Continue reading

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YA new release: “Courtship and Curses”

What’s better than a well-written historical novel? A historical novel with MAGIC! “Courtship and Curses” is Marissa Doyle’s third book and I think it might be her best yet. “Bewitching Season” and “Betraying Season” were set in the Victorian era (actually, … Continue reading

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Light and Round (Not Dark and Edgy)

Last weekend, someone denounced the young adult genre as rife with sex, violence and depravity and as inappropriate for its target audience.  This naturally (and as intended, I’m sure) roused the ire of readers, writers and editors, all of whom rallied to the defense … Continue reading

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