Monthly Archives: March 2014

Now You Can Pre-Order The Thorn Tree

I’m delighted that The Thorn Tree is now available for pre-order on several sites, including the following:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Thorn-Tree-Heather-Marshall/dp/1849823073

http://www.powells.com/biblio/9781849823074

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Thorn-Tree-Heather-Marshall/dp/1849823073

http://www.fishpond.co.nz/Books/Thorn-Tree-Heather-Marshall/9781849823074

http://www.angusrobertson.com.au/book/the-thorn-tree/45229070/

 Over the next several weeks, I’ll be posting upcoming reading dates as well as audio clips of some segments of the novel. Please check back.

Special Edition: What’s the Difference between New Adult and Young Adult Fiction?

Five Writers

5writers is happy to welcome to our site, guest blogger Jill Elaine Hughes.

JillHughesheadshotcroppedbigger(1)Jill Elaine Hughes is a Chicago-based freelance journalist specializing in personal finance, careers, and health/wellness issues. She has written for the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Chicago Reader,Phoenix Forward, and many regional magazines. She is also a New Adult novelist. Her New Adult books include TEMPLAND and its sequel, PERMLAND, as well as the New Adult paranormal novel, ZOMBIE, INCORPORATED.

Visit her on the Web atwww.jillelainehughes.com. Twitter: @JillEHughes, and on Amazon.

What’s the Difference between New Adult and Young Adult Fiction?

By Jill Elaine Hughes

New Adult fiction is all the rage these days, with many overnight bestsellers coming from that genre. If you troll the New Adult lists on Amazon, you’ll find many of its titles in the Top 100 Kindle bestsellers there. But why is it so…

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Literary Opportunities: March 2014