Debut author Jessica Pennington uses music to propel her writing to new heights. What songs inspire you to write?
How Sheryl Scarborough learned to stop worrying and love forensic science.
Award-winning YA author Kristen Simmon’s Best Writing Advice? Make It Personal.
The trope of the More Competent Female Sidekick has got to go.
In the spirit of Halloween, Sarah Porter shared some of her illustrations for When I Cast Your Shadow with us, along with bonus commentary!
Tor Teen and Starscape senior editor Susan Chang walks us through the daily life of an editor. What do you think, would you want the job?
Finding titles isn’t as easy as flipping through a dictionary and picking a random word. Paula Stokes describes how she comes up with titles that work.
Carrie Jones tells you why you would want a cheerleader to be there to fight aliens with you. Push aside the cheerleader stereotypes and enjoy!
Cora Carmack discusses how she excavated the world of Roar by thinking about the relics cultures leave behind.
A.J. Hartley, author of Firebrand, talks about how finding characters’ voices is the key to his writing.