Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Wild Ink Book Blog Tour featuring Review & Giveaway by Victoria Hanley

Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market
by Victoria Hanley
Publisher: Prufrock Press
Publication Date: May, 2012
Pages: 302
Age Demographic: Young Adult Market
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What do you need to know to break in to the flourishing young adult (YA) market? With humor and a solid grounding in reality, author Victoria Hanley helps readers understand the ins and outs of the YA genre, how to stay inspired, and how to avoid common mistakes writers make in trying to reach teens.

This book includes unique writing exercises to help readers find their own authentic teen voice and dozens of interviews with YA authors, blogging experts, editors, and agents to give inspiration and guidance for getting published. Chapters include writing exercises and self-editing techniques tailored to YA, along with encouraging words on dealing with self-doubt, rejection, and lack of time.

* Summary taken from Goodreads.


❝My Thoughts❞


Victoria Hanley's Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market unlocks the secrets to many publishing and writing technique's and tips found in the Young Adult Market today. From a quick thumb-through of the book, reader's and those interested in making a splash into the world of the Young Adult Market, will find helpful writing excercises that will help them to create their own original and unique teen voice, many interviews featuring top notch YA author's, agents, blogging experts, and editors who are more than willing to offer their guidance or dispense advice, and positive encouraging thoughts on dealing with rejection, self-doubts, and other area's that come along with this territory. This book will help those aspiring to jump into the foray and write young adult fiction, by giving them a glimpse of the ins and outs of the Young Adult Market, tips and tricks on how to stay inspired while writing, and avoiding those pesky common mistakes that are bound to happen through out the process.

Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market is a rich and powerful tool that will prove to be essentially helpful in getting any self-publishing author's work off the ground. If anything, it will help them to lay the fundamental ground work, on the road to success. There are wonderful resources given in the book by Victoria Haneley, as she shares other books that may be as helpful as this one. She writes an interesting and helpful overview in laying the foundation for those who are interested, to break into the Young Adult Market. The way she breaks down this book into the most basic subjects and sub-genre's, is very easy to follow and doesn't come across as cold or clinical. It's incredibly relatable and easy to comprehend, which is what makes it a valuable resouce to have. I would definitely recommend a copy of this book to be on anyone's shelf, who is interested in writing and making a living while doing it.


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Want to win a copy of Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market by Victoria Hanley?


Thanks to Sourcebooks and Victoria Hanley, I have one copy of Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market to be added to book pile. It's definitely a valuable resouce to anyone who aspires to write young adult fiction and break into the market. The only rules are that you at least be 13 years or older, from US or Canada only, fill out the Rafflecopter below, and then reply to the email notifying the winner if you are chosen within 48 hours.

That's it, easy-peasy. Gotta have that super amazing resourceful book now, dontcha?!


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Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing
in the Young Adult Market by Victoria Hanley?


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ABOUT VICTOIRA HANLEY

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Victoria Hanley has spent years preparing for a writing career by holding as many contrasting jobs as possible, from baking bread to teaching anatomy and hosting radio shows. Her novels have won many honors and awards at home and abroad, and inspired two nonfiction writing books: Seize the Story: A Handbook for Teens Who Like to Write, and Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market.


Author information taken from her Author's Website.

{ This book was provided by Sourcebooks Fire via Prufrock Press, in exchange for an honest review which I have provided here in this post to my blog. No money exchanged hands, because I review books for fun simply because I love to read them. I am not interested in monetary gain.}

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