Writers are still blogging. There is no question about it. Many other career-minded individuals have fled the blogosphere, but not writers. So if the matter is not, are writers blogging, but rather, what are writers blogging, then let’s look at that. In my opinion, writers always have a lot to say about blogging. Here is a short list: 1. Writers write about writing 2. Writers write about their stories, books, poems, etc. 3. Writers write about what jazzes them (might be political, religious, etc.) 4. Writers write about books they are reading 5. Writers write about the places they travel
So– this week I was so fortunate as to be able to meet face-to-face with my target market. Teens. Lots of them. And I learned a boatload of very necessary information from them to succeed as a YA author. Wanna hear what I learned? First off let me say thank you to my connection to these kids, Ms. Sarah Jacobs, 10th grade English teacher at Noxubee County High School in Macon MS. (also a great big thank you to Dr. Thomas, and her staff, for their wonderful warm welcome and the freedom to be a part of the mighty Tigers
I am in Christmas mode over here and writing and posting are taking a back seat…but I did find this on a search on Amazon then digging into the author’s site…wow. He has an awesome book trailer! if this doesn’t make you want to read the book NOTHING WILL! The author is Ransom Riggs and the book is Mrs. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Check it out!!
…started out like this : “This is a story about redemption. Not about a soul, or goods, but about a mother who wants to find her daughter.” Isn’t that cool? The whole piece is the best thing I’ve written in a long while. It’s action-packed, kickass heroine, and ooey gooey fun. Can’t you see the trailer already? If this thing makes it to completion, the trailer will rock hard. And then I totally have been procrastinating ever since.Sometimes I need to watch a girly movie with girly subjects. Usually, I go with 90210 or Gossip Girl, or something funny like