The Enduring Spell of ‘The Outsiders’: S. E. Hinton’s 1967 coming-of-age novel credited teenagers with a rich interior life.
Here, a tribute by Lena Dunham to the book that created young adult fiction as we know it today.
Writing of YA fiction — or any fiction — take note.
#yafiction #writing #reading
Good info here on Amazon’s coming transition from CreateSpace to KDP Print . . . it could get ugly.
David Gaughran advises do it sooner than later . . .
How To Switch From Createspace to KDP Print
O, the much-embattled apostrophe, whose legacy is under fire in the English language, now faces an even greater, if not farcical, fight in Kazakhstan as folks become apoplectic. Is this apocalyptic? Or merely apocryphal?
“Linguists . . . protested that the president’s approach would be ugly and imprecise.
“Others complained the use of apostrophes will make it impossible to do Google searches for many Kazakh words or to create hashtags on Twitter.”
O, the horror.
Kazakhstan Cheers New Alphabet, Except for All Those Apostrophes
Freelance editor Larry Edwards, of Polishing Your Prose, will join a panel of editors at an event sponsored by the San Diego Memoir Writers Association.
The event, The Who, What, Why, When and How of Working with an Editor, is scheduled for Saturday, November 4, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at
San Diego Writers, Ink
2730 Historic Decatur Rd.
Barracks 16, Suite 202 & 204
San Diego, CA 92106
Learn more . . . Larry Edwards Joins Editors Panel at Memoir Writers Association Event, Nov. 4