News from Dead Darlings

Welcome to 2015! It’s the time of year for resolutions and new beginnings, but before you get to all of that, check out our favorite posts from the last month of 2014.

A Dead Darling

We were honored to have Sharon Bially grace our pages. In Fiction-Writing: My Dead Darling, she writes eloquently about her passion for writing, and why she decided to stop.

A Matter of Life and Death

Jack Ferris in Saving a Story’s Life talks about why he writes, and it has everything to do with not ever growing out of playing pretend.

YA Variety

Yes, YA is hot right now and the choices for books to read are plentiful. Bonnie Waltch in The Gifts that Keep on Giving: My “Go To” YA Books tells us the essential books for YA readers.

A Little Advice

Stephanie Gayle in How to Support Your Friend When Their Book Debuts gives suggestions on how you can support the debut novelist beyond buying a book.


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Dead Darlings is devoted to celebrating the novel, from the process of creation through revision, promotion and publication. The authors, alumni from GrubStreet Boston’s Novel Incubator, have gathered to provide support for all novelists: aspiring, developing or successful. Writing is best when it has the support of a community, when novelists share their experiences.

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