What Does Edgy Mean in YA? Part II: The Evolution of Edgy

Wednesday, July 15, 2015


After coming up with a working concept of what YA market-speak “edgy” meant, I went back to my observations regarding the books I read as a young adult—back when we walked a mile to school in six feet of snow uphill both ways—and those now available to my daughter.

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Google’s Getting Smarter: What You Need to Know About SEO

Friday, September 30, 2011

It’s been over a year since my last article on this subject and we’re long overdue for an update. Google announced big changes last fall so I’ve run some tests and I will share my findings with you.

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QR Codes for Writers: Look for My Article in Writer’s Journal

Friday, September 16, 2011

Pick up the September/October issue of Writer’s Journal and check out my article on QR codes (“QR Codes: A Marketer’s Fantasy Come True”). Here’s a sneak-peak: If you have a smartphone, you’ve probably already encountered QR (quick response) codes. If you haven’t seen these ink-blot-style bar codes yet, you will shortly. Every marketing company is […]

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