Thursday, July 01, 2010

OH NO!!!!

I started reading The Secret Year today (awesome by the way--- or at least the first 130 pages are) and I had a terrifying realization.

I've written a YA book (two of them, in fact) where the main characters are NOT supernatural creatures and NO ONE DIES in the books.

Death toll= 0

CRAP!

Can my books even BE YA?

Maybe I should kill off a character just for the hell of it, after all, I want to be published and there's a certain mold I need to fit...

I'm kidding.

sort of.

No I'm totally kidding.

Right?

4 comments:

  1. I'm pretty sure you're okay! You totally made me laugh out loud, which is good! :)

    I'm trying to think of a new YA book without at least one dead body - there's gotta be a few books - right?

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  2. First off, I loved The Secret Year.

    And since I've read at least one of your YA's, you're fine. Leave the dead bodies and sparklies to other peeps.

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  3. Nope. You're absolutely screwed. This trend will never give way and there is no hope for any of us. :)

    (Psssssst. You're fine.)

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