Writing & Faith
I just knew that, as a black woman, if I wanted to write, I needed some credentials.
There are no hard-and-fast rules about the ethics of spoilers, only the social consequences of being judged as uncouth.
You can’t assume that teenagers are interested in what you have to say—it’s your job to pull them in by intriguing and delighting them.
At the heart of all young adult literature is this equation: belonging + power = identity.
No wonder readers often skip description—they were with the character, and suddenly the author steps in with dry facts.
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