YA writers under 'pressure' to do BookTok, LBF hears

YA writers under 'pressure' to do BookTok, LBF hears

YA authors should avoid the “pressure” of doing BookTok to simply sell books, the London Book Fair has heard. 

The Bookseller’s deputy features editor and YA Prize chair Caroline Carpenter chaired the discussion, "YA Spotlight: How To Get Noticed in a Crowded Market", between authors Alexandra Christo, Chloe Gong, Katharine Corr and Elizabeth Corr as part of London Book Fair’s online offering on Tuesday (29th June). 

Gong (pictured), author of These Violent Delights (Hodder), warned against following a social media trend just to sell books. “It really shows if the author has the pressure ...

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