Best of the Web 08/14/17
Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.
From Teen Vogue, a first peek at hotly-anticipated YA novel, Children of Blood and Bone.
Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’: Take an Exclusive First Look."
The Write Life rounds up their top thirty posts about how to get paid as a writer.
"Everything We’ve Ever Published About Getting Paid to Write."
At Lit Hub this week, Jennifer Kitses on what all novelists can learn from writing genre.
"What Trying to Finish A Crime Novel Taught Me About Writing."
From Barnes&Noble's BN Teen Blog, a list of ten books with transgender or
"10 Great YA Novels with Transgender/Nonbinary Main Characters."
From the New York Times, a defense of poet, memoirist, and former GrubStreet instructor Reginald Dwayne Betts' application to the bar...
"Admit This Ex-Con to the Connecticut Bar."
...and in Vice, Betts explains why he works as a public defender and youth advocate.
"What I Think About When I'm Going Back to Prison."