The wonderful writing website, Figment.com, where you can post your writing for feedback (I adore this site and have been using it since it was a beta. *sigh* Baby Figment...) is taking over HarperCollins' InkPop writing community! InkPop is another site where you could post your writing for feedback, but with it came the possibility that your work could be grabbed by HarperCollins editors! Eeeeeeeps!
Also from GalleyCat - Lauren DeStefano (author of the Chemical Garden Trilogy, FEVER being the recently published sequel to the inception novel, WITHER) and Moira Young (author of BLOOD RED ROAD) offer some advice on writing dystopian fiction. Goody :)
David Heyman, the guy who optioned the HARRY POTTER books and produced them all (and I Am Legend, which I love. Tehe.), has optioned another popular magical novel, but an adult one this time: THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstein. Not only that, but the screenwriter who penned Jane Eyre's screenplay is writing the script.
Jane Goldman, the screenwriter who wrote the scripts for Stardust, Kick-Ass, and X-Men: First Class, which I all loved, is also putting together a script for Tim Burton's adaption of the creepy YA novel MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN by Ransom Riggs.
Laini Taylor's insanely successful novel, DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE, is being made into a movie! Universal Studios has purchased the rights.
The cover for the fourth book in the BEAUTIFUL CREATURES series has been revealed:
And although I didn't like BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, I love the covers for this series, and the titles as well. :)
Another cover reveal. The final book in Ally Condie's MATCHED trilogy has a title and cover now! It's called "REACHED", and here's the cover:
Yet ANOTHER cover reveal, this time for the second book in Kim Derting's THE PLEDGE series. She's also the author of the popular THE BODY FINDER series. Here it be:
Out of the three covers, this is my favorite. Also, love the title: THE ESSENCE. I would have put it in caps even if I didn't already do that. :D
See ya Wednesday!