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The B&N YA Podcast: Claire LeGrand Brings Worlds to Their Knees

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The B&N YA Podcast: Claire LeGrand Brings Worlds to Their Knees

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, bestselling author of The Hazel Wood, as...
5 of the Best Guided Journals for Teens

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5 of the Best Guided Journals for Teens

Staring at the first page of a fresh new notebook can be an overwhelming feeling, especially for teens trying to figure out their own lives. What do you...
The B&N Podcast: Laini Taylor

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The B&N Podcast: Laini Taylor

Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, editor of the B&N Teen Blog and...
8 Short YA Books to Read During Your NaNoWriMo Breaks

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8 Short YA Books to Read During Your NaNoWriMo Breaks

Happy National Novel Writing Month! Stop your furious scribbling for just a second, and let’s talk about an important component of NaNoWriMo success:...
13 YA Authors on How They Find (Forge, Carve Out, Sacrifice For) the Time to Write

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13 YA Authors on How They Find (Forge, Carve Out, Sacrifice For) the Time to Write

Anyone pursuing creative work with any level of seriousness has heard the question: “How do you find the time?” They may or may not have...
12 New York Times Bestselling Authors Dish on Hitting the List

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12 New York Times Bestselling Authors Dish on Hitting the List

There are so many measures of a book’s success, but one everyone’s familiar with is landing a coveted spot on the New York Times bestseller...
13 Authors Share Insights from Their Debut Year

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13 Authors Share Insights from Their Debut Year

An author’s debut year is a wild time, in which the book that previously lived a quiet laptop life is thrust into the spotlight, along with the...
Piper Perish Author Kayla Cagan on How to Bust Out of a Creative Rut

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Piper Perish Author Kayla Cagan on How to Bust Out of a Creative Rut

In Kayla Cagan’s debut novel, Piper Perish, protag Piper wants to live and breathe art, and there’s no better place to do that than art...
Goodbye Days Author Jeff Zentner on the Evolution of an Idea

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Goodbye Days Author Jeff Zentner on the Evolution of an Idea

In Jeff Zentner’s sophomore novel, Goodbye Days, Carver lives each day under the weight of unbearable guilt: that, with a text message sent...
Be Good Be Real Be Crazy Author Chelsey Philpot on Writing and Why Inspiration Is a Hot Mess

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Be Good Be Real Be Crazy Author Chelsey Philpot on Writing and Why Inspiration Is a Hot Mess

The thing about inspiration is the more you chase after it, the faster it runs away. You could have your desk set up perfectly next to a window overlooking...
Week One Inspiration for #NaNo Novelers

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Week One Inspiration for #NaNo Novelers

It’s Day 4 of NaNoWriMo, and I am behind on my word count. I know that’s not inspirational, but I also know I’m not the only one. If,...
5 Books About Writers Every #NaNoWriMo Noveler Should Read

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5 Books About Writers Every #NaNoWriMo Noveler Should Read

Grab your motivational snacks and your laptop and get ready to sequester yourself in a quiet nook—it’s National Novel Writing Month! We know...

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