Voice is that ineffable quality agents and editors are looking for. They may not be able to describe it or tell you how to put it in your manuscript, but they know instantly when voice is missing or mundane and are quick to hand out rejections based on that lack.
Voice distinctly identifies you as a writer . . . → Read More: Voice
Book Title: Ball Don’t Lie
Author: Matt de la Pena
Publishing Info: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (March, 2007)
Pages: 288 (paperback)
Genre: YA, Urban Fiction, Sport Fiction
Review Copy: Purchased from University Bookstore at local SCBWI event
Awards: ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
Why did I read this book?
A few years ago I got the chance to meet Nathan Bransford at . . . → Read More: Book 995: Ball Don’t Lie, by Matt de la Pena