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Our annual celebration of young writers--Taking the Plunge: An Insider’s Tips for Writers

Winners of our Young Writers contest will be honored on May 9 at our annual even for the aspiring writers of tomorrow.  Come and join us, read our winners’ poems, and give our your writers the memory of a lifetime.   47 more words


Falling Back in Love with Writing

I’ve loved to write since I was in elementary school. There was nothing better than arriving at school to find out that our morning assignment was to write a story. 640 more words


So...You Write YA?


Labels. Oh, glorious labels. Good or bad, we’re addicted to them like our favorite candy or never-ending Netflix marathons. You simply cannot exist if you don’t wear a label. 777 more words



I feel like 2014 flew by, but when I look back at my life this time last year, it hasn’t. So much has changed and it feels so long ago. 492 more words

Magical Moments

There comes a time, a moment of truth, in which a decision has to be made, a problem has to be solved.  In the teaching business those moments can occur once per hour, or fifty times in the space of two minutes.   415 more words


Q&A with YA Author L. E. Fred

Please welcome my fellow Astraea Press author, L. E. Fred! She’s here today with a Q&A about her brand new YA novel, Lucid.

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Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction, Part II

Stacy Whitman is Editorial Director and Publisher of Tu Books, an imprint of LEE & LOW BOOKS that publishes diverse science fiction and fantasy for middle grade and young adult readers. 1,591 more words

Publishing 101