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Diary of a Struggling Writer – Book Trailer for SUBLIME

Diary of a Struggling Writer – Book Trailer for SUBLIME

Here at Novel Novice, I have been keeping a journal of sorts detailing my experiences as a struggling YA novelist. Currently I am seeking representation for my YA novel, SUBLIME. My previous entries have included my attempts at writing the dreaded query letter, my first chapter, and starting a twitter account. Today, I am excited […]

Posted March 8, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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It’s Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder

It’s Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder

It’s Raining Cupcakes is author Lisa Schroeder’s first non-verse novel and her first for Middle Grade readers — but I seriously doubt this will be her last. Talk about a smashing success! It’s Raining Cupcakes tells the story of 12-year-old Isabel, who wants nothing more than to escape the small Oregon town where she’s lived […]

Posted March 7, 2010 by Sara in Book Review, Middle Grade / 16 Comments
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A new (kind of) No. 1 on NYT best sellers list

A new (kind of) No. 1 on NYT best sellers list

Acoording to The New York Times, it looks like Lauren Conrad has been knocked off the No. 1 spot in chapter books this week by an “old” standard: The Hunger Games, which has been on the list for a whopping 77 weeks. Not a bad run, with no end in sight. Not suprisingly, Lewis Caroll’s […]

Posted March 7, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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Creative Writing Prompt: Using Alice

Creative Writing Prompt: Using Alice

You didn’t think we could celebrate a whole week of Alice in Wonderland and not have a creative writing prompt to go along with it, did you? Sit down, have yourself a cup of tea, and get scribbling: Write a prose poem… Use a character from – or inspired by – Alice in Wonderland… Include […]

Posted March 6, 2010 by in Uncategorized, Writing / 1 Comment
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