Erin Harding

5 Added | 1 Magazine | 3 Followers | @Erin2bir | YA book lover and hopeful writer. Shamefully obsessed with brownies, Vampire Diaries, and men in kilts.

Why are so many adults reading YA and teen fiction?

A survey in 2012 showed that 55% of YA readers are actually adults – why is this the case and is it a problem, asks site member BritishBiblioholic<p>It’s not a secret that books written for children, teens and young adults (YAs) often sell far more copies than even the most popular adult reads. …

Books

What Lady Gaga Taught Me about Fiction Writing

Yesterday I watched Weird Al Yankovic’s video parody of Lady Gaga, and I ended up reading a lot of posts criticizing her. The usual stuff. How her …

Virginia Woolf on Writing and Self-Doubt

Consolation for those moments when you can’t tell whether you’re “the divinest genius or the greatest fool in the world.”<p><i>“Bad writers tend to have the self-confidence, while the good ones tend to have self-doubt,”</i> Charles Bukowski lamented in an interview. Self-doubt is a familiar state for all who …