Tagged: young adult fiction
One of my favorite movies of all times — La Femme Nikita — by Luc Besson. I love her gutsyness, her stubbornness, and her fragility. I have to say I love the soundtrack too. It’s moody, a bit dangerous, and sensual, like Nikita.
What Makes for a Successful Social Media Presence for Fiction Authors? Vision Drive Passion Clear purpose Excitement — All ingredients to a successful social media campaign. It — your success — all depends on what you would like. And it all starts in knowing what you would like!
This young adult novel, for grades 8 and up, is hauntingly beautiful and well told. I really felt like I was in the head and heart of a sixteen-year-old. Lena has always felt drawn to sea around her home just south of San Francisco despite her father’s fears, a former surfer. Strange things start happening, sleep walking at the beach, whispers of voices and dream.
I talked earlier about the Bad Girl Archetype: We Love Her, We Hate Her, We Want to Be Her and Characteristics of a Kick-Ass Heroine Archetype. You could call them Part 1 and 2, if you want! Today I continue my exploration of these Kick Ass Heroines that I love in books, movies and TV shows. Hence, part #3!
I devote this post to the bad girls I know and love, drawn from movies. The Bad Girl archetype is a powerful and ancient one, and well represented in our modern stories. The Bad Girl archetype is about reclaiming female power for the good of the community and the Bad Girl.
December 14, 2010, 7-9:30pm Join us for the Writing the Middle-Grade or Young Adult Novel — Introductory Workshop. Sign up now here. Writing the Middle-Grade or Young Adult Novel — Introductory Workshop This workshop...