I do have NEWS. But first, read this:
It's been a while since the Alleyway has heard from our teen board. They've been busy with high school, studying, reading, and doing what teens do. But the time has come to welcome their return.
For those of you who write YA, just leave a question (or more) in the comments below for our young adults to answer. It can be about what they'd like to read, about the publishing industry, or maybe ebooks. Libraries. Their studies. Even a question about a character or scene you're currently writing: how would you (the teen) react or is this believable to you?
Ask them anything.
They are awesome.
In the coming weeks, I'll compile your questions and post the answers.
'K, for the news. About three weeks ago, I decided to submit one of my picture books to a publisher's contest. There are approximately 300 entries. *Shiver* Yes, I know. But someone has to win. And if I'm one of the top five, my book gets itself a shiny illustrator and a hardcover!! Hee...
It all starts out with reader votes. I've NEVER asked you to do anything like this for me before, so if you feel awkward about it I will not hold it against you. But if you don't mind, I'd LOVE for you to head over HERE and read my story. If you feel it's worthy of your vote, PLEASE VOTE for my story. (If you click on Author at the top of the page, I should be on page 10. Thank you~!!)
Thank you!! I'm forever grateful for your support!!