Whether you are looking for a gift for a bookworm, or if you are a book-lover yourself, you got to show your love for your favorite series by getting a bee-yoo-tee-ful bookmarks. Etsy is a great place to find them (besides for all the other great things on that site). Here’s a collection of 8 super cool bookmarks for YA fantasy fans.
Here are several made by ATouchOfEpic, a seller with a lot of other bookish merch to drool over.
Jean-Dominique Bauby dictated his book The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, about his life following a stroke, by blinking his left eyelid.
Russian author Vladimir Nabokov wrote most of his major novels on index cards. Nabokov felt this method helped him figure out the best way to structure his plots. He kept a pack of cards under his pillows t so he could jot down any ideas that came to him at night.
One of the questions I hear a lot from young people who love to read and write is, “Can I get a book published even though I’m a teenager?” The answer is yes. It might not be easy, but yes, you can. There are authors who published books as teenagers, or even as a pre-teen.
Nancy Yi Fan (born August 26, 1993) is a Chinese American author who is best known for writing a series that currently consists of the novels Swordbird, Sword Quest, and Sword Mountain.
She published her first novel at the age of 13.
Writing my latest novel, Flying in a Cage, brought me more awareness of the different types of people with autism. I stumbled across a gem of a YouTube channel called Special Books by Special Kids. It is a vlog of interviews with children and adults with all different types of diagnosis. Several of them are on the autistic spectrum. I thought I’d share some here so you can get an insight into their lives.