What Is a Novel?

What Is a Novel?

If you’re going to write a novel, you need to know exactly what a novel is—and what it isn’t. A novel, strictly speaking, is a lengthy work of fiction. Depending on what genre you’re writing in, a novel might range anywhere from 40,000 to 125,000...
Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?

Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?

Kids are smart. Often, smarter than we might like. And that means they know when you’re talking down to them. With the internet present in everyone’s pockets thanks to smartphones, kids today have access to a whole world of content that wasn’t available just a few...