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Females in YA: Part 9 Feminism

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 3, 2015 in Females in YA, Writing, Young Adult |

Somewhere along the line the word “feminist” got a bad rap, so much so that people seem to be confused about what it really means to be a feminist. Feminism is simply “the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men”. So if you think women should have equal […]

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Scott R. Caseley Author of Isosceles on Females in YA

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on October 7, 2013 in Books, Females in YA, Guest, MuseItUp, Writing |

A special treat today as another male author weighs in on the Females in YA series on the blog. Returning guest poster Scott R. Caseley, author of the YA mystery Isosceles, discusses the voices in his head (c’mon, writers, you all know we have ’em!). Welcome back, Scott! “Following A Female Voice” Written by Scott R. Caseley […]

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Females in YA: Part 4 Boys

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on August 27, 2013 in Anecdote, Books, Elixir Bound, Females in YA, Writing |

So far we’ve talked about my experience growing up a female, females in my writing, females in current YA, and even a guest post from a guy about females. Could there be anything left to this discussion? Of course…let’s talk about boys! “Huh?” you might be asking. “What do boys have to do with females […]

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Meet Rick Taliaferro Author of Cascades

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on May 17, 2013 in Books, Guest, MuseItUp, Technology, Writing |

Let’s all wish Rick Taliaferro a happy book b-day as he celebrates the publication of his contemporary YA novel Cascades (see my Goodreviews review here) by guest posting on the blog today. Welcome, Rick! “Technology’s great when it works.” We know this phrase, usually muttered when technology is not working.  But, here’s one case where it did […]

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Writing as a Team by Troy H. Gardner and Erin Callahan, Authors of Wakefield

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on March 15, 2013 in Books, Guest, MuseItUp, Writing |

There’s still time to enter the giveaway for a three chapter critique from me or a signed copy of Elixir Bound. Right now please welcome Troy H. Gardner and Erin Callahan, authors of Wakefield, book one in the Mad World series, as they discuss working as a writing team. How can two people write a novel together? We get that a […]

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