Writing in Your Underwear

The Perks of Being a Writer I hear it all the time.  “You’re a writer?”  As if it’s contagious or hard to believe.  “Yes,” I say…   Most people don’t know what to say after that.  But hey, who cares?  There are some obvious perks to being a writer.  You call the shots; you don’t answer to anyone but yourself; and … Read More

Let’s kick start our Kickstarter project with a kicking it cool contest!

Have you heard of Kickstarter? It’s an amazing platform to share art projects with the world and gain support. Why did CTP choose to use Kickstarter for our Wonderstruck project? Because we are passionate about Wonderstruck and we can think of so many amazing things we could do for this anthology and for the authors who contribute to it. Can … Read More

Aspiring writer* Accomplished Author* Wonderstruck Wants You!

Check out the new publishing company on the block: Clean Teen Publishing! To roll out their new company, they are hosting a huge writing contest with prizes up to $100, plus inclusion in their premier anthology and the chance for a publishing contract. http://www.cleanteenpublishing.com https://www.facebook.com/cleanteenpublishing Accepting submissions for the writing contest through April 30, 2013. The following categories are included … Read More

Do young adult books need a rating system?

This is quite the controversial question. Do young adult books need a rating system? Movies, video games and music all have content ratings these days, why don’t books? It’s a really good question, don’t you think? Why has the book industry shied away from adding ratings to their books? While we don’t have the answers to all of these questions, … Read More

Writing Contest

Check out the new publishing company on the block: Clean Teen Publishing! To roll out their new company, they are hosting a huge writing contest with prizes up to $100, plus inclusion in their premier anthology and the chance for a publishing contract. http://www.cleanteenpublishing.com https://www.facebook.com/cleanteenpublishing Accepting submissions for the writing contest through April 30, 2013. The following categories are included … Read More

CTP Writing Contest!

We just opened our Indie publishing company and we are focusing on YA and NA authors. Every book we publish will include a rating system:  Check out our website at: www.cleanteenpublishing.com Like our Facebook Page or follow us on Twitter  CTP is currently accepting submissions. Review our submissions page for up to date information.  CTP is hosting a very exciting writing and illustration contest which has prizes between $25-$100, the … Read More