Starting on Monday Allie B Books will be hosting a two week festival on the Men of Young and New Adult Lit.
August 13-17 will be the REAL men of YA Fiction
Monday, August 13 – Intro Blog by yours truly about why I chose to do this festival celebrating the great men who write in a female dominated genre, and the great women who tackle the challenges of writing from a male POV.
Tuesday, August 14 – Awesome male authors such as David Estes, Dan Wells, James Dashner and many more.
Wednesday, August 15 – Rooster in a Hen House, guest post by David Estes. The self-published author of the Evolution trilogy and the Dwellers Saga
Thursday, August 16 – Awesome websites featuring male authors and male readers
Friday, August 17 – Teens and Writing, guest post by John Hansen. This writer who also happens to be a kick ass high school student, gives us his take on why we shouldn’t baby teen writers. It’s convincing and I suggest you read it.
August 20 – 24 will be the FICTIONAL men of YA
Monday, August 20 – Writing Boys with Nyrae Dawn, author who frequently uses a male POV.
Tuesday, August 21 – Female authors, male POV, awesome books. Featuring Nyrae Dawn, Jolene Perry, Stephanie Campbell, Liz Reinhardt, and of course the amazing J.K. Rowling.
Wednesday, August 22 – Top Ten Fictional Men by Laura Howard. These boys capture our hearts, Laura tells us why these boys are so alluring.
Thursday, August 23 – An excerpt from my own WIP, Summer of Bros
Friday, August 24 – Closing statements and why I love writing male POV