Win Books For Your School / Library

This week, Scholastic authors Cherie Priest, Daniel Jose Older, and I are giving some much-deserved love and respect to classrooms and libraries across the US. Teachers and librarians are such a crucial part of the literary community, and these same people are taxed with securing great new titles for their students and patrons with a limited budget. So, now you can act as a mini-hero for your favorite classroom, middle or high school library, or local library!

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Stop Blaming Your Publisher

Blame Comic

If you’ve been in the traditional publishing arena the last five years, you’ve witnessed major houses merging to share resources (and shave those pesky overhead costs), while other publishers have closed their doors completely. Small presses have flown in faster than buzzards in a zombie apocalypse, and hordes of authors have flocked to Amazon to gamble on self-publishing.

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I’m on Wattpad!

FOUR HOUSES Cover

If you’re not familiar with Wattpad, you should be. They have 50 million readers, a large portion of which are under the age of 25. In other words, if you write teen fiction, there’s an enormous audience awaiting you. What’s more, Wattpad is a great place to experiment with stories. You post chapter-by-chapter when you can, and receive immediate feedback that encourages you to keep writing.

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TITANS Release Date + Blurb

Victoria Scott

I’m thrilled to share with you breaking news–the firm release date and blurb for TITANS! I turned in proofing edits for this book just a few days ago, with galleys only a short stop away. It seems like between putting finishing touches on a story, and anticipating ARCs, there’s an eternity of waiting to be done. So it’s thrilling when a reveal like this happens in that precarious place between two milestones.  

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Author Gossip + GIANT Giveaway

Things I learned this year at RT about your favorite authors. Enjoy!

 

1) My baby loves Julie Murphy.

2) Amalie Howard can create a room full of awkward with three sheets of paper.

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