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  • New Adult

    By Laura Osterfeld on April 7, 2016

    I’ve been hearing a lot about this “new adult” genre lately. Aimed at young people navigating through the turbulent waters of early adulthood, this genre is generating a lot of buzz. It generally targets individuals between the ages of 18 and 30, using protagonists of the same age to better identify with the reader. The genre also covers topics relevant to people in that age bracket, such as college, relationships, careers, and self-discovery.

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  • Books vs. Internet

    By Laura Osterfeld on March 3, 2016

    I’ve been working on a fantasy story for a while now. The problem is, that most of it is just an outline. The rest of it is an epic, fully developed narrative… all inside my head. I’ve been working on getting it typed out and have successfully completed a prologue and part of a first chapter. That being said, organizing my thoughts has been difficult. Especially where world building is concerned. To aid with this, I went to the bookstore to see if I could find something specific to the science fiction/fantasy genre.

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