It’s official. I am in the Simon & Schuster “Author Portal.” (At least the link works on AOL.) And I love how much Level3 footage they used!
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Aspiring writers, fans of Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat!, and enhanced e-book enthusiasts should check out my blog post on BlakeSnyder.com today: Writing for a Genre That Doesn’t Exist (Yet).
A great YouTube find! I am hoping for a typolution myself at the moment. 😉 –Hilary
Yesterday, on Presenting Lenore, the lovely and talented Lenore Appelhans revealed the last seven books she’d bought, and to my delight, REUNITED was on the list (as a pre-order, of course)! So, I’ve decided to join in the fun and do it, too. This was actually a bit harder than I thought, since I’ve been trying not to spend so much money on books. Plus, I’ve been reading lots of ARCs lately, and my mom just passed along the incredible yet emotionally traumatizing Sarah’s Key (my current read), but here goes.
6) Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen A.C. Gaughen is such an amazing writer and even though I’d already read the ARC on Netgalley, I just had to own a copy myself. In my humble opinion, Scarlet is one of the best female characters in all of YA lit. I adore this book!
7) SWELL by Corwin Ericson. Another one in the line-up. (Plus, I bought two additional copies as gifts.) Cory is my friend Bethany’s brother & his book is getting lots of great buzz, especially around Boston.
I was 23-years-old when I made my first feature film. It took me a year to write the script, six months to raise the money, two weeks to shoot it, and three months of editing. The following two years were spent trying to find a distributor and crying myself to sleep each night I failed to do so… Check out the full story over at the Adventures in YA & Children’s Publishing blog.