The Inside Scoop
Select a category
March 23, 2020
Swoonscopes: We Could All Use Some Aries Energy Right Now, TBH
The world could use a hopeful spark right now. Here are three YA reads to get you started!
Publishing 101: What is Publishing? (6 Posts)We cover everything you need to know about publishing, from different types of editors to truths about the industry.
Revision Basics: Where to Start When Revising Your Novel (4 Posts)We’ve rounded up our favorite revision advice to help you get your manuscript in tip-top shape!
Fill Up Your TBR (Book Recs Galore) (6 Posts)Looking for your next read? We have a little something for everyone.
July 11, 2018
Ask an Editor: Is My Book a YA Novel?Not sure whether your book is middle grade, young adult, new adult, or adult? Editor Holly West shares a few guidelines.
October 24, 2018
6 YA Fantasy Series to Binge-Read When You Don't Want to Leave Your BedIf you're looking for an excuse to stay home and read, Erin S. has a few fantasy series recs to keep you *booked*.
October 13, 2015
Ask an Editor: Alpha vs. Beta ReadersWhat’s an alpha reader and a beta reader? You’ve worked for months—or years—on your novel, writing and revising until you...
March 22, 2019
Swoon Author Aiden Thomas: 5 Takeaways from Maggie Stiefvater's Writing Seminar"Stiefvater imparted wisdom that was accessible and a total game changer for how I thought about writing stories."
March 4, 2015
Positive and Negative Goals for CharactersEveryone has something that they want. Sometimes it can be as small as you want a piece of pie, or...