For many families, one of the most chaotic effects of the current COVID-19 crisis is having children out of school. Since all of our team members are moms, we are feeling that change acutely! In many ways, it’s wonderful to have the extra time together, but it’s also stressful to manage learning, boredom, anxiety and… Continue reading The Owl’s Nest: learning resources for kids and teens
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
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
Leigh Statham is the perfect author to talk about short stories because, in addition to being a prolific short story writer and award-winning author, she's the founder and editor of a successful short story magazine. So, here's Leigh, talking about common problems she sees in short story submissions, and the top 5 things YOU can… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Stronger Short Story by Leigh Statham
Preorder a print copy of Daughter 4254 by Leigh Statham to receive an exclusive book swag giveaway! Giveaway includes: pencil pouch, 2 buttons (design/character will vary), bookmark, coloring doodle notepad, music note pencil, stacking colored pencil, and bookplate sticker, signed by the author. Daughter 4254 available November 7, 2017! Preorder now from Amazon | Barnes &… Continue reading Daughter 4254 Preorder Offer
Lynn Vroman and her agent pitched Into the Hollow as Eleanor and Park set in Appalachia. As Eleanor and Park super fans, we were dubious, but the very next line of the query said: “(it's sincerely that good!),” as if they were expecting our skepticism. We dug into the story and were delighted to find that Into the… Continue reading Into the Hollow by Lynn Vroman
We're thrilled that Teen Author Boot Camp allowed us to reveal Leigh Statham's new cover for Daughter 4254, the first in a YA science fiction trilogy, at their teen writers conference. You can't beat the enthusiasm of that many teens! Watch the reveal here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcRnbe_dVx4&t=120s Or follow the links to learn more about Daughter 4254 and… Continue reading Daughter 4254 Cover Reveal!