Writing Tips - Myths You Probably BelieveGirls will read books about boys or girls, but boys will only read books about boys:Writing Tips - Myths You Probably Believe9 hours ago in Articles & Interviews
False. The gender of the protagonist in children's or young adult's literature does not matter. For example, in the 90's, Goosebumps was really popular. About half of them had first-person female protagonists. This more closely ties into subject matter. Something like The Princess Diaries--written for and by females will largely be enjoyed by an exclusively female audience. Something like The Golden Compass/The Nothern Lights, which has a female protagonist but has subject matter like adventure is very accessable to both genders. If you care about having an egalitarian audience, and you know how to write well—whether or not you use a female protagonist—you will most likely succeed.
You need to revise your novel/work like 10 or 20 times until it's perfect
Honestly if you're efficient, and you pay really close attention, you only need to do it like once. (Unless a
App Updates: Notes and Notifications!App Updates: Notes and Notifications!23 hours ago in DeviantArt Announcements
By popular demand, the DeviantArt Mobile App now includes two new features: notes and improved notifications!
Digital artist rossdraws talks about how he uses the DeviantArt Mobile App when he's away from his computer.
Access your notes through the mobile app, making private conversations between you and other deviants easily accessible on the go. Notes are synced between the desktop site and mobile app, creating one seamless experience. Send a note, access your inbox, or view sent items – it’s all there.
Just like on the desktop site, notifications on the mobile app now let you filter through various types of updates related to you – including comments, replies, activity, an