Author Archives: FreshmanFifteens

Today, the Freshman Fifteen have twins! (Fraternal.) Happy Book Birthday to Jasmine Warga and her beautiful MY HEART AND OTHER BLACK HOLES and Victoria Aveyard’s jaw-dropping RED QUEEN. The two will be traveling together as part of the Epic Reads tour, … Continue reading

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Our very first Freshman Fifteen book releases today, and in truth, we’re all a bit emotional about this. As a group, we’ve been together since the spring of 2013. We’ve all lived and breathed one another’s books, from talking plot, … Continue reading

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Today marks the release of 15 emerging writers as the COMMON ROOM short story anthology, written by talented Wattpad teen writers and edited by the Freshman Fifteens, releases  exclusively on Wattpad. 2015 marks the beginning of our Freshman Fifteen debuts. … Continue reading

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The complete COMMON ROOM anthology, written by Wattpad teen writers and edited by the Freshman Fifteens, will be released on Wattpad on January 27, 2015—next week! It’s been a long time coming! We started working on this project in the … Continue reading

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The complete COMMON ROOM anthology, written by Wattpad teen writers and edited by the Freshman Fifteens, will be released on Wattpad on January 27, 2015. For more on the project, check out our previous posts. Before you read their fantastic … Continue reading

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We wrote books! We got agents! We sold books! Yay! Um, now what? That’s how the Freshman Fifteens felt for most of 2013 when we first formed our debut group. And then came 2014. The “now what?” became “oh, that … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteens author Victoria Aveyard  chatted with fellow Freshman Laura Tims to find out more about her forthcoming debut, Please Don’t Tell (HarperCollins, Winter 2016). July. Joy discovers the reason why her twin sister won’t leave the house. His name is Adam Gordon. August. … Continue reading

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Over here at the Freshman Fifteens most of us have completed deadlines for our first books. Those initial crunch times were fraught with trying first-timer experiences and fears of whether we could really, truly turn our beloved manuscripts into real, … Continue reading

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Yup. It’s the time of year for reflection and to give thanks. Debut authors have a lot to be thankful for. Trust me, I think about this all the time. There are the big-picture moments when you get perspective on how far … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteens author Jen Brooks  chatted with fellow Freshman Jasmine Warga to find out more about her forthcoming debut, My Heart and Other Black Holes (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins, February 10, 2015). Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With … Continue reading

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