From DIY publishing tools and self-publishing strategies to trends in young adult fiction…the best of our coverage from the first half of 2012.
Books that hit us at a tender, impressionable age can stay with us forever. What are yours?
The Doctor Who books helped author Steve Cole learned to read, then he became series editor and wrote one himself. He reflects on a lifetime of time travel.
Jan Bozarth’s Fairy Godmother Academy began as a book series, but has expanded into multiple formats. Here she explains her philosophy of creation/re-creation.
Partaking fully in a transmedia story demands full attention from participants. Is it sensible to ask overextended adults to try? Or is it best left to kids?
This July’s Buenos Aires Children’s and YA Book Fair has recovered some of its past splendor but it still lacks a digital program.
Parragon Books will publish more than 60 new Nickelodeon titles in the UK starting in Spring 2013, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants.
War is a tricky subject to write about for teens. So what makes such a novel worth reading? It’s all in the details, argues author Beth Kephart.
Tourists from around the world visit Scholastic’s bookstore in New York City to buy the big brands, books on NYC, as well as some surprising series.
Sonya Harnett’s books cover difficult topics and at times portray kids behaving badly. Bookseller Tanya Turek says too many parents are deterred by bad behavior.