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 announces her 2016 goals in a new Awkward Author video

Each year Alissa makes a list of goals, most of which she will fall short of actually meeting. She insists she’s going to do better this year, but it’s only January...

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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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