Ink Pop – Novel Novice Staff Submission

Ink Pop – Novel Novice Staff Submission

As we reported earlier today, there is a great site for fans and writers of Teen Lit called Ink Pop. I have been   working on a YA novel off and on for a little over two years. About a month ago I began querying agents (which is an adventure on its own). I posted the […]

Posted January 25, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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It’s a popularity contest at Teen Fire!

It’s a popularity contest at Teen Fire!

Teen Fire — the social networking site for Sourcebooks Fire — is launching a popularity contest today for websites and bloggers, and we need YOUR help to win. So why should you help us? Well, the winning site gets an amazing prize pack of books, including first editions of ALL upcoming Spring Sourcebooks Fire titles, […]

Posted January 25, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Attention teen writers: InkPop is here!

Attention teen writers: InkPop is here!

Today marks the official launch of HarperTeen’s new site InkPop — a place for teens to share their writing, and possibly get noticed by editors at Harper Collins. Here’s more from Publisher’s Weekly: “As with all of our online consumer programs, the concept of community-building is aligned with our ongoing corporate digital marketing efforts to […]

Posted January 25, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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NEW book trailer for Dreaming Anastasia

NEW book trailer for Dreaming Anastasia

Sourcebooks Fire has just posted a NEW trailer for the book Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble. It’s described as: A novel of timeless love, betrayal, and the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov. With characters both in the present and in the past, this is a novel about second chances and new beginnings. Check it out:

Posted January 25, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Checking out new images from Alice in Wonderland

Checking out new images from Alice in Wonderland

We’re super excited about Tim Burton’s upcoming adaptation of Alice in Wonderland (especially Libby, our resident Alice afficionado!). And today, we’re peeking at five recently released stills (via MTV Movies Blog): See loads more Alice in Wonderland images here. For the comments: Are you excited to see Alice in Wonderland? Are you a fan of […]

Posted January 25, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
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More reasons for lit fans to watch LOST

More reasons for lit fans to watch LOST

Last week here at Novel Novice, we explained why the hit TV show Lost is a lit fan’s dream: It’s chock-full of literary references! Here’s some of what we said: Throughout the series, the show has made references and allusions to some of literature’s greatest works. These subtle allusions make a lit geek  like me […]

Posted January 25, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Part I: YALSA names 2010 top books for teens

Part I: YALSA names 2010 top books for teens

This past week, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), named its 2010 list of Best Books for Young Adults. This week, Novel Novice will be featuring the top 10, so be sure to check back all week and tell us if you’ve read them, and if you agree with the choices. Ninety books were nominated, but here are […]

Posted January 25, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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Kaleb Nation: On Finishing a Book!

Kaleb Nation: On Finishing a Book!

Kaleb Nation has finished writing his second novel, Bran Hambric: The Specter Key, which is due out this Fall. He’s still got some editing and polishing to do, but think about what an accomplishment this must be — to finish writing an entire book! Kaleb has posted this video about the process: Here is the […]

Posted January 24, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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