Tag Archives: Young adult fantasy

Around the Bend

  John Clark on what happened to one of my story starts from my January blog post. If you remember that far back, I posted ten possible story beginnings. They were intended to become short stories, but a funny thing … Continue reading

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Maya’s Heritage

John Clark celebrating the publication of a really good young adult urban fantasy by my friend Laurie Graves. She’s guest blogged here a few times and many may remember her and husband Clif as the creators and publishers of Wolf … Continue reading

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Grail Quest

John Clark sharing a series find in young adult fiction. Years ago, I deliberately avoided reading any of the Harry Potter books until I finished the second book in my own YA fantasy series. Once I got into them, I … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Literary Coward

John Clark being completely honest about my fear of publishing today. I’ve been writing for at least twenty years, covering numerous categories and styles. I’ve written for professional publications in the library and social sciences field, contributed to a book … Continue reading

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Teasers and Making Your Drunks more realistic

John Clark Here: One of the oft quoted pieces of advice offered new writers is, “Write what you know.” That explains why many of my short stories and books feature librarians and sober drunks. I know these people pretty well. … Continue reading

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