THE YA TODAY: An Editor, Agent, and Blogger Discuss the Book, the Audience, the Crossover

 

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From left: Bridget Marmion, Emilia Rhodes, Peter Knapp, and Katiebabs (Kate Garrabrant) discuss THE YA TODAY: AN EDITOR, AGENT, AND BLOGGER DISCUSS THE BOOK, THE AUDIENCE, THE CROSSOVER, a Conference Room Confab hosted by Your Expert Nation on June 15, 2016.

THE YA TODAY: AN EDITOR, AGENT, AND BLOGGER DISCUSS THE BOOK, THE AUDIENCE, THE CROSSOVER

In this 100-minute video Emilia Rhodes, Senior Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books, Literary Agent Peter Knapp of New Leaf Literary & Media Inc., Book Blogger Katiebabs of Babbling about Books, and More, and Marketing Director Bridget Marmion, Founder and President of Your Expert Nation, go behind the scenes of this thriving segment of publishing and the phenomenon of the crossover book. Topics covered include how best to position yourself and your work for YA agents, editors, readers,  what is most important to know about crossover success stories, the criteria a book has to meet in order to be classified as YA, the age range of the YA audience, what makes a good adult-YA crossover title, and associated How Tos, and What Not-To-Dos of editorial/submission, marketing/publicity. The video is in the MP4 format, has a file size of 479 MB and is available for download (but not online viewing) immediately upon purchase.

Can I Write That While They’re Still Alive?

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From left: Bridget Marmion, Jan Constantine, Elinor Lipman, and Boris Kachka discuss CAN I WRITE THAT WHILE THEY’RE STILL ALIVE?, a Conference Room Confab hosted by Your Expert Nation on March 2, 2016.

CAN I WRITE THAT WHILE THEY’RE STILL ALIVE?

In this 90-minute video two notable authors, Elinor Lipman and Boris Kachka, along with Jan Constantine, general counsel for The Authors Guild, join YEN president Bridget Marion to discuss the rules and protocol every author who writes about living persons should know. You’ll learn the differences between defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy and how to avoid each; the concerns, and some suggested solutions, when it’s your own life and family you’re writing about;  what “rules” novelist, bloggers and publicists must keep in mind; and what you really need to know about fair use. The video is in the MP4 format, has a file size of 422 MB, and is available for download (but not online viewing) immediately upon purchase.