Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction
With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers?
Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book, from developing an idea to publication.
Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authentic teen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market
With the help of this step-by-step guide, you'll have all the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.
This book was definitely worth buying. I wish I would have found it and read it well before I began writing my young adult novel. Halverson lays everything out in a simple and easy to understand manner. She goes into everything from story structure to characterization and beyond. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking to write in the young adult genre.