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.