Alissa finished a first draft and reports on it in her latest Awkward Author video

A new Awkward Author weeklyish update video is out now. In it Alissa talks about completing a first draft of a novel and what else she has been up to writing-wise as well as some...

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7 Ways Becoming and Author Didn’t Live up to Alissa’s Expectations

This month over at YA Outside the Lines, the topic is dreams and expectations versus reality. Alissa shares her list of 7 ways (well, really it’s 6, if you want to get...

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Alissa shares some authorly advice

In her latest Awkward Author video Alissa talks about jacket flap copy, or if we’re talking about paperback books the back cover copy, and why you probably shouldn’t...

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Alissa is the author of Popular (Flux, 2011), Ferocity Summer (Flux, 2012) and Shallow Pond (Flux, 2013).

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Alissa Grosso is a young adult novelist, among other things.

DSCF2071 copyAlissa’s books have been published on four continents. She’s the author of the novels Popular (Flux, 2011), Ferocity Summer (Flux, 2012) and Shallow Pond (Flux, 2013). She shares information about the world of books and publishing and the ups and downs of being a writer on her YouTube channel Awkward Author.

Alissa also runs Planet Alissa a vintage Etsy shop, as well as the Planet Alissa YouTube Channel where she offers tips and advice for vintage Etsy sellers and those interested in selling elsewhere online.

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