teen fiction

Christine Rees Gives Back To Readers - Win A Gift Card!

Christine Rees Gives Back To Readers - Win A Gift Card!

Author Christine Rees (Hi! That’s me!) wants to give back to readers who have made her literary dreams come true. Every 3 months - March, June, September, and December - Christine will be drawing a reader at random who will win a $20 gift card for Indigo/Chapters, Barnes & Noble, OR Amazon (winner’s choice). Yes, that means a winner will be drawn at the end of March!

Why Are So Many Adults Reading Teen Fiction?

Why Are So Many Adults Reading Teen Fiction?

Approximately 70% of young adult readers are over the age of 18. For many of us, our love for the genre all began with a wizard named Harry and his magical friends Ron and Hermoine. But WHY are we all still reading books about teenagers as adults?

Quick Tips For Writing Teen Romance

Quick Tips For Writing Teen Romance

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! So, it’s the perfect time to settle in with a good old fashioned romance. Whether it’s a movie, book, or TV show, we all have our preferences. Now, how many of you are penning your first romance novel?

9 New Year’s Resolutions For Writers

9 New Year’s Resolutions For Writers

New year, new me? It’s that time again—time to come up with that New Year’s resolution! As writers, we are always open to the idea of improvement and broadening our minds to creativity for the sake of a story. Now that it’s 2019, here are 9 New Year’s Resolutions to consider:

8 Books To Read Over The Holidays

8 Books To Read Over The Holidays

It’s the perfect time to cozy up on the couch with a fluffy blanket, a warm drink (I prefer hot chocolate, but you do you), twinkly lights, and a good book. From YA fiction to classics, these 8 holiday-themed reads are bound to get you into the spirit (if you aren’t already!) and provide you with a reason to stay out of the cold.

11 Books To Read This Autumn

11 Books To Read This Autumn

Get out your cozy clothes and warm drinks because Autumn is officially here! Halloween is just around the corner and, for us seasonal readers, it’s all about spooky and Fall-themed reads. If you’re uncertain which story to pick up next, why not try one of these iconic tales?

What's a TBR Pile?

What's a TBR Pile?

What’s a TBR pile … and do you already have one?

TBR stands for to be read, referring to the number of books someone wants to read. If you're an avid reader like me, then your TBR pile is practically reaching the moon by now. Every time you make a dent in it, you find shinier, new books to collect. Is there a method to the madness?

How To Write Teen Fiction

How To Write Teen Fiction

A question I get asked often is: “How do you write teen fiction?”

The answer is simple. I am passionate about reading, especially reading YA fiction. And as a writer, I am a firm believer that you cannot write a genre you’re not already reading yourself.