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An Interview with Literary Agent & YA/Kidlit Expert Ali McDonald

An Interview with Literary Agent & YA/Kidlit Expert Ali McDonald
For this post we interviewed literary agent Ali McDonald. She’s the lead agent specializing in YA (Young Adult) and children’s literature at lite...

The Top 10 YA Tropes & How to Avoid Them

The Top 10 YA Tropes & How to Avoid Them
  No time to read this article? Download it as a PDF checklist! Download this Checklist! By Michael Pietrzak The Young Adult (YA) ge...

A Perfect Darling by Mackenzie Belcastro

I spun left, then right, watching the silver silk ripple. “Smile,” I told myself. My lips twitched in their corners, then fizzled, straightening...