Who will be the next J.K. Rowling? It could be one of these 28 debut mid-grade/YA authors. Best of luck to all of them!"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve."- J.K. Rowling
Hi, Irene,Thanks for mentioning 2k8 and posting our video on your blog! We really appreciate your support! For anyone who wants to know more about the Class of 2k8 - we're a group of 28 debut YA and middle-grade novelists who've banded together to help each other with marketing and publicity. 28 heads and 280 fingers on those keyboards are definitely better than mine alone! Our booksspan the full range of MG and YA and include all the major publishers and several independent presses. Our new website recently launched at www.classof2k8.com . We've got edgy contemporary fiction, historical romance, paranormal, coming of age stories, and more.It's always nice to know I'm not alone in my writerly struggles!M.P. BarkerA DIFFICULT BOYHoliday House, April, 2008www.mpbarker.netwww.classof2k8.com
Congrats to all of you! I can tell my nightstand is gonna get really full this year. :)
I want to second that "Thanks." M.P. pretty much covered all the nitty-gritty, so I'm just going to leave it with thanks for mentioning the Class of 2kGREAT!