Meet Veronica Bane: Published Novelist and Writing Pad Success Story

by Theresa Miller
 
Veronica Bane is a Writing Pad student and published author of the well-received book series, “The Unusuals.” Veronica agreed to talk with us about her book, what makes her a unique writer, and what helped her get published.
 
 
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Exploring Your Inner Teenager With Lauren Strasnick

by Alana Saltz

 

If you’re interested in learning more about Young Adult fiction, the newest craze in the literary world, Lauren Strasnick can give you the inside scoop. She’s already published three successful YA novels! Her first novel “Nothing Like You” was a RWA RITA award finalist. Her second...Read More »


Exploring the Real Within the Surreal with Francesca Lia Block

Award-winning author Francesca Lia Block knows novels. She has published over 30 ground breaking novels—postmodern, magic-realist tales that transport readers to the unfamiliar within the familiar, the real within the surreal.

 
If you’re interested in writing a bestselling novel of your own, Francesca is offering a special online Read More »


Jessica Brody: On Novel Ideas and Commercial Success

By Erin Auerbach
Jessica Brody will be the first to tell you that her “overnight success” took at least five years. Instead of letting rejection letters from her first attempts at book publishing discourage her, she took agents’ comments and used them to improve her writing....Read More »

HOW TO CRUSH IT WITH WORDS: Finishing and publishing your book, A conversation with Ernessa T. Carter

By Halie Rosenberg

What are your plans for this Friday night? Takeout and TV? Drinks at a bar? Whatever it is, it won’t be as much fun or as informative as if you come down to the Pad. That’s right–published author of 32 Candles (and Read More »


The Evolution of Her Story: Ernessa T. Carter

Interview by Halie Rosenberg


Meet Ernessa T Carter, an awesome writing pad alum and as of June 22, 2010 a published author!! While we wait for our pre-ordered copy of her new book, 32 Candles, to arrive, we asked Ernessa about her book and how...Read More »

The Evolution of Her Story: Ernessa T. Carter

Interview by Halie Rosenberg


Meet Ernessa T Carter, an awesome writing pad alum and as of June 22, 2010 a published author!! While we wait for our pre-ordered copy of her new book, 32 Candles, to arrive, we asked Ernessa about her book and how...Read More »