Thursday, June 13, 2013
Coming Soon: "Adult-Like" Trends In Fiction
First we had...
YA = Young Adult
Now we have...
NA = New Adult
These just keep getting younger and younger and younger----
PTA = Pre-Tweenie Adult (8-12)
DLAA = Dresses Like An Adult (elementary school age)
ALAA = Acts Like An Adult (toddlers)
BFA = Baby-Faced Adult (newborn)
SCPA = Single Cell Pre-Adult (aka, embryonic stage)
PTMAA = Potential To Make An Adult (sperm/egg)
And, in the other direction----
PMLCA = Pre-Midlife Crisis Adult (30s)
EGDA = Everyone's Getting Divorced Adult (40s)
IPWISA = I Pee When I Sneeze Adult (50s)
IHWOMWA = I Have Wrinkles On My Wrinkles Adult (60s)
NOWTRAYA = No One Wants To Read About You Adult (70+)
DA = Dead Adult
And some extras...
SIA = Super Immature Adult
HA = Horny Adult
BA = Billionaire Adult
PTBATBRASOVA = Pretending To Be A Teen But Really A Sparkly Old Vampiric Adult (aka, The Twilight Effect)
AA = A-hole Adult
MRAA = Motorcycle-Riding A-hole Adult
AYDWAWTRAA = Angsty Young Dingalings Who Adults Want To Read About-Adult
Ah, the joys of youth.