There are scores of fellowships, grants and other opportunities open for writers. But unless someone tells you about them, they can be difficult to discover.
Almost everyone has heard of the Fulbright Fellowships for study overseas. But did you know they were also available to creative writers? Anna Clark explains.
Argentina’s Ediciones Me Muero Muerta [I Die Dying Editions] is truly unique and is likely the first publishing house to operate from inside an women’s prison.
London’s Writing in a Digital Age Conference was a testament to the extraordinary human desire to write, and featured star writers, traditional and indie alike.
Does over production ultimately put an author at risk for damaging their long-term career? Or should one capitalize on immediate success and hope for the best?
Publishing a book was once an event and an overly-prolific writer might be doing more harm to their career than they expect, argues publisher Tim Schaffner.
An English teacher can teach you grammar, but they can also put your books in students’ hands, serve as your Pied Piper and help you sell many more books.
‘Everything comes down to a kid reading and using their imagination to color in the words,’ says Levithan, ‘but the way we can engage them continues to change.’
A mechanical Bollywood-style, boy-meets-girl, breaks up, meets again with sex thrown in is the typical formula for YA Indian fiction. Are readers being sold short?
Cliches and copycats have corrupted Indian YA fiction, but there is hope in a handful of new talents with imagination who are pushing the genre to new heights.