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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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Freshman Fifteens author Jen Brooks  chatted with fellow Freshman Kim Savage to find out more about her forthcoming debut, AFTER THE WOODS (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux/Macmillan, Winter, 2016). “Statistically speaking, girls like me don’t come back when guys like Donald Jessup take us. According to my … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteens author Jasmine Warga  chatted with fellow Freshman Lori Goldstein to find out more about her forthcoming debut, BECOMING JINN (Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan, Spring 2015). Wishing doesn’t make it so, Azra does. When the silver bangle snaps around her wrist on … Continue reading

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Announcing the Freshman Fifteens-Wattpad Teen Mentoring Contest Are you a teen who loves to write? Do you know a teen who loves to write? You’ve come to the right place! The Freshman Fifteens are partnering with Wattpad, a community of … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of the Freshman Fifteens Giveaway was a huge success thanks to all of you who entered and spread the word. The winners have been announced and are in the process of being notified by the Freshman Fifteens … Continue reading

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“A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche What happens when a small group of young adult authors debuting in 2015 gets together? Words fly. Friendships form. War stories … Continue reading

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