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by @jmartinlibrary
February 5th, 2010, 10:54 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Literary YA--What is it?
Replies: 15
Views: 7364

Re: Literary YA--What is it?

Literary YA is anything that gets nominated for a major award such as the Newbery. Bonus points are added for books in which the protagonist grapples with an After School Special-esque "Issue," has a mile wide quirky, plucky streak, or lives in a war torn country. Literary YA is quiet, beautiful, an...
by @jmartinlibrary
January 14th, 2010, 7:58 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How to Write a Perfect(ly) Dreadful Query Letter
Replies: 5
Views: 1713

How to Write a Perfect(ly) Dreadful Query Letter

I’ve added footnotes to this sterling query letter. Enjoy. (1)Dear Agent: (2) Are you terrified of death? (3) Imagine a world where sparkling, flesh eating zombies roam freely across the countryside. (4) By reading my novel, you will experience the terror of an undead apocalypse. (5) TWILIGHT HUNGER...