Found an article from a few years ago that talks about the "stigma" of being labeled a YA writer when you really want to be regarded as A Serious Writer. Like our friend to the left there.
It makes me so happy I discovered the YA genre and stopped trying to write Serious Literary Novels That Make You Ponder The Meaning Of Life.
It made my head hurt.
Plus, you can do that in a YA book, too.
Without all the self-observation and meandering interior thoughts.
BREAKING NEWS: I was just told by one of my astute crit partners that the link goes to a registration page for the NYT. It is free to register. The article is really worth reading.
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