L.A. Kennedy

Beyond the story

To pitch the right agents, you first need to know exactly what it is you’re pitching. Learn the subtle differences among the many subgenres of suspense—and how to meet and exceed expectations in every one. David Corbett One of the first things to consider when setting out, therefore, is what kinds of expectations your story …

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The future is genre-blending, and it’s in full bloom. Here’s why your next novel shouldn’t fit neatly into any one pot. By: Paul Goat Allen Imagine, for a moment, that you’re standing on top of a grassy hill. Spread out before you is a vast meadow of wildflowers. It’s an ocean of undulating color—slow, kaleidoscopic …

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By Valerie Peterson Facts and Figures to Know About the Young Adult Book Market The Young Adult (YA) fiction genre is a category aimed at teens, but many of the books have an adult following, as well. For authors wishing to publish a book in the YA arena, here are some facts and figures about …

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