Author Archives: Jennie Wood

About Jennie Wood

Jennie Wood is a non-binary author, comic creator and musician. They created the critically acclaimed, award-winning Flutter graphic novel series. Flutter was named one of The Advocate’s best LGBTQ graphic novels of the year, a Barnes & Noble Book of the Month, an INDIEFAB Book of the Year finalist, and a Virginia Library Association Diversity Honor Book. In 2018, Dark Horse published The Flutter Collection, the entire series in one book, which won the Next Generation Indie Book Award for Best Graphic Novel of the Year. Jennie is also the author of the award-winning YA novel, A Boy Like Me. Their work can be seen in several anthologies, including The New York Times best-selling FUBAR, the Eisner award-winning anthology Love is Love, Planet Comics, and John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight. Published by Maverick, Jennie’s latest graphic novel, Paper Planes, won the 2023 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Young Adult Fiction (12 – 16 years) and the 2023 IPPY Bronze Medal in Young Adult Fiction (General Category). For more:

Fear and Friendly Fire

(This post originally appeared on Grub Street Daily). Many of us have a number one cultural issue that causes sleep deprivation, countless battles with friends and family or even, in my case, compels you to take on the daunting task…

To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish?

That is the question for more and more writers. On October 29, 2012, two of the big six publishing houses, Random House and Penguin, announced that they would merge. The merger would create the largest book publisher in the world…