The selections this week are brimming with magic and other unforgettable creative energy. 1. The Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh is an older one, but it was an unexpected delight for me. I was drawn to the monstrous shadow shapes hidden on the cover. This tale set during medieval times described the life at an… Continue reading Better than Chocolate: Books Filled with Magic and Creative Energy
Welcome fellow readers! Most of my childhood, teen, and adult memories have involved getting sucked into the pages of a book. When the siren call of a book overwhelms me, I drop everything and sink into the beautiful words and only emerge when I turn the last page with a sigh of pure emotion. I… Continue reading Better than Chocolate
We're excited to announce that each month, we'll randomly draw one person subscribed to our newsletter. Each winner will receive their choice of a book from our published lineup OR a critique of their query and first ten pages. Been drooling over one of our novels? Great! Try it out...on us! Been dying for insights… Continue reading Free Book or Critique, Every Month!
Join us for an exciting, teen-focused discussion on writing in the homeschool environment, cultivating creative habits, and following a path to publication. With a presentation by bestselling authors Nicole Conway and Louise Cypress, a Q&A discussion, and light refreshments, it’s an event the whole family will enjoy! This event is free and open to the… Continue reading Cultivating Your Creative Journey at Home: Writing and Publication
We are absolutely delighted to announce that the incredibly kind and talented NYT bestselling author JENNIFER NIELSEN will be appearing in our Join Our Clan all-teen anthology! She has written the most inspiring foreword to the anthology that all teens everywhere, not just writers, should read. And you'll get a sneak peek below, but first,… Continue reading Announcing Jennifer A. Nielsen as Contributor to All-teen Anthology
Read Your Escape: Building Worlds in YA Literature In this exciting YA author panel, successful authors explain the secrets to building unique and captivating worlds in YA literature. From contemporary worlds with dragons and mind erasing, to dystopian worlds of clans and tyranny, to fantasy realms of the Fae and historical mysteries, our authors will… Continue reading YA Author Panel March 21st
We've invited the same editors for the second year in a row because, well, they're amazing! This year, we thought we'd give you a bit deeper look into the lovely editors of our forthcoming all-teen anthology, Join Our Clan. —Nicole Brouwer— Three things you probably don't know about Nicole: My senior year in high school,… Continue reading Introducing our TABC Anthology Editors
Hey there, teen writer! Submissions for our Join Our Clan anthology are well under way, and with just over two weeks left to submit, we wanted to talk about some of our favorite “clans” that might inspire your own story! Everywhere you look in literature and pop culture, you see amazing examples of clans, friendships,… Continue reading Clans, Dynamic Duos, and Found Families
We're absolutely ecstatic to announce that we'll be working with Jennifer Jenkins on a nonfiction project for teens! Besides the fact that Teen Writer's Guide: A Road Map to Writing is a genius premise, Jennifer Jenkins is the absolute best person to write this book. As a YA author, founder of Teen Author Boot Camp—one… Continue reading Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins
Biggest congratulations to Del Toro Moon, silver medalist in the Pre-Teen Fantasy category of the 2018 Moonbeam Awards! Congrats on your amazing work, Darby Karchut. We're so glad this amazing book is getting some of the recognition it deserves! Check out the details HERE.