She is seeking: Children's fiction and nonfiction—especially picture books, early readers, middle grade novels, and young adult novels. Get to know more about her and her submission policies after the jump. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Sheri Bestor of Willow Words Literary Agency appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
The economy has recovered, but young adults haven't yet moved out of their parents' homes. A report by the Pew Research Center shows that even though the unemployment rate is down, there are less young adults getting their own places. READ MORE »
Earlier this spring, there seemed to be signs that young adults were finally shaking off the effects of our long-ago recession and moving out from their parents' basements. Namely, the pace of U.S. household formation was speeding up, which is generally a sign that twentysomethings are setting off on their own. Show More Summary
A personality quiz that lets users know if they were meant to be in the world of "Divergent," "The Hunger Games," "The Maze Runner" or "The Giver."
If you are 18–30 years old and are living with Type 1 diabetes, you may be interested in a new study investigating the association between distress, social stigma, and peer support in young adults with the condition... The post Study Investigating Distress in Type 1 Diabetes Seeks Participants appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
The boomerang is back as more young adults are living at home than during the Great Recession. Ecnomists ask, is it bad?
A social skills program for high-functioning young adults with autism spectrum disorder significantly improved the participants' ability to engage with their peers, a new study has found.
Everyday, we hear about issues -- ranging from fights over dresses to fights overseas. Yet, lacking are the tales of America's downtrodden -- those most vulnerable. At the forefront of that group are children and young adults, namely foster and former foster youth. Show More Summary
A new study puts a number — a shockingly low one — on how much traditional television is still being viewed by young adults. Citing the study by entertainment and media research firm SmithGeiger and streaming company Net2TV, Media Life...
Our tendency to avoid sadness is almost instinctive. From a very young age, we try to avoid sad feelings. As adults, we're quick to shush wailing babies or offhandedly say to sobbing children, "Don't be sad. Cheer up. You're fine. Stop crying." Though not intentional, we tend to pass on the message that sadness is bad and should be avoided. Show More Summary
A ghostly woman and a ghost baby appear to be watching a group of young adults partying on a lawn. The duo from beyond is observing the revelers from a window in a building under construction behind the group. The haunting photograph has now gone viral, according to the Irish Mirror. Show More Summary
USA Today passes along an extremely interesting economic indicator for the young adult labor markets: The Army is nearly 14% short of the recruits it will need to fill its ranks, marking the first time in six years — and only the third in the last 20 — that it may fall short of its [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
"They think I'm an adult." The Weinstein Company has put out a last minute new US trailer for Jean-Pierre Jeunet's The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet. You've probably heard of this one before, because it opened in Europe two years ago, in 2013, and has been delayed by The Weinstein Company for release until now. Show More Summary
The groundbreaking study examined the relationship between biomarkers and alcohol consumption.
TO WALK through a market with a teenager is to gain a fresh perspective on the brilliance of the visuals. Young children can get wide-eyed at most anything that’s color-saturated and bright, while many adults can become almost blinkered against anything that distracts from the efficiency of a list. Show More Summary
Young LA trio Cherry Glazerr, whose singer Clementine Creevy you may have seen on the first season of Emmy-nominated series Transparent, released new track "Sip 'O Poison" last month via the Adult Swim Singles Series. Energized and snotty, you...
As hookah smoking becomes more popular among young adults, especially college-age students, researchers are finding that positive mentions about hookah use on Twitter — more than 12,000 a day — may be adding to the misperception that it is somehow less harmful than cigarette smoking.Read full article >>
Data show that more young adults are living at home with their parents, not fully healed from the damages of the last recession.
Earlier this spring, there seemed to be signs that young adults were finally shaking off the effects of our long-ago recession and moving out from their parents' basements. Namely, the pace of U.S. household formation was speeding up, which is generally a sign that twenty-somethings are setting off on their own. But maybe not so much. Show More Summary
As you look around libraryland, you’ll see quite a bit about 21st century libraries, services, and 21st century literacies. In 2014, after a yearlong forum, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) released the report, The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action, which specifically addresses 21st century teens and their needs.