Report on a panel of seven Asian American authors for teens, who talk about parental expectations, incorporating family stories, and the need for diverse books.
A discussion of sexual harassment in children’s publishing and, for inspiration, a roundup of two recent movies featuring women who fight back.
Last Friday, I typed the words “THE END” into a new young adult manuscript that I’ve been working on for most of the past year. I started it at the... Read More
Examining autism representation in a new middle grade novel with an autistic secondary character and why we need #ownvoices.
Drawing from Laurie Morrison’s advice, a caveat on writing for the market — unless you’ve landed a write-for-hire gig, which can open up new opportunities.
2018 is an exciting year for me. My debut novel, Every Shiny Thing, which I co-wrote with Cordelia Jensen, comes out in April, and I’ll be working on edits for my solo... Read More