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1. Middle Grade Nonfiction

Here are some tips for writing nonfiction for the middle-grade level. 

http://middlegrademarch.com/2014/03/23/writing-middle-grade-non-fiction-by-carmella-van-fleet/

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2. Middle-Grade Themes

Middle graders learn about these common literary themes in their language arts class. 

http://networkedblogs.com/U7o9l

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3. Middle Grade Fantasy

The buzz from BEA 2013 is that middle grade fantasy is hot.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/57627-bea-2013-middle-grade-buzz-is-fantasy.html

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4. Paranormals

What type of paranormals are still being acquired? 

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2013/06/paranormals.html

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5. Synopsis

These are a few easy-to-follow tips for writing your synopsis. 

http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-word-writers-dread.html

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6. Middle Grade Students

No matter what age group you're writing for, it helps to know the characteristics of your audience. 

http://pubs.cde.ca.gov/tcsii/documentlibrary/characteristicsmg.aspx

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7. New MG/YA Imprint

Kathy Dawson Books, a new imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, will publish  "emotionally driven" MG and YA titles. 

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/54035-kathy-dawson-gets-imprint-at-penguin-young-readers.html


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8. YA/Middle-Grade Best of Awards

From The Atlantic Wire comes a best-of list by categories. 

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/entertainment/2012/12/best-young-adult-books-2012/59641/

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9. Middle-Graders

If you write middle-grade, you need to know how middle-graders think/act/talk/feel.

http://project-middle-grade-mayhem.blogspot.com/2013/01/what-ever-middle-grade-writer-should.html

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10. Why Write MG and YA?

What are the benefits to the author in writing for pre-teens and teens? 

http://utahchildrenswriters.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-joys-of-writing-for-middle.html

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11. Blogging for Fiction Writers

Is it worthwhile to spend the time on keeping up a blog if you write fiction only? 

http://jodyhedlund.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-changing-nature-of-blogging-for.html

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12. First Page Problems

What are some ways your book opening can go astray? 

http://www.darcypattison.com/first-drafts/5-ways-first-pages-go-wrong/

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13. Writing in Scenes

Author Nancy Kress shows how to write your novel scene by scene. 

http://childrenspublishing.blogspot.com/2013/04/nancy-kress-on-how-to-get-out-of-slush.html

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14. New MG/YA Agent

Emma Patterson of Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents is looking to build his list, including mg and ya authors.

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15. New MG/YA Agent

Barbara Scott is joining Wordserve and will be accepting middle grade and young adult submissions. 

http://www.rachellegardner.com/2011/09/new-agent-at-wordserve/

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16. Chapter Books and Graphic Novels

An explanation of the difference between chapter books and similar age books like easy readers and middle grade, plus a look at graphic novels.

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17. Middle Grade Voice

Stacy Whitman of Tu Books explains what makes middle grade, middle grade. 

http://1stturningpoint.com/?p=6805

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18. What Sells MG Books

Tools to help increase the sales of your middle-grade novel. 

http://shrinkingvioletpromotions.blogspot.com/2011/10/what-sells-middle-grade-books.html

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19. Everything You Wanted to Know About Middle Grade Books

Editor Molly O'Neil talks about what makes a book a middle grade.

http://www.dystel.com/2012/03/everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-middle-gradeand-were-willing-to-ask/

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20. Novels in Verse

Here's a list of middle grade and young adult novels written in verse. 

http://www.sarahtregay.com/novelsinverse.html

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21. New MG/YA Agent

Kathryn Patten, a new agent with Sherre Bykofsky Associates, is interested in acquiring middle grade and YA novels.


http://advicefromacaterpillar.wordpress.com/2012/01/26/new-agent-open-to-mg-and-ya-queries/

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22. Strengthen Your Novel

Thirty one-minute tips to make your novel stronger. 

http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-a-stronger-novel/

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23. New MG/YA Publisher

In addition to books for adults, Jolly Fish Press accepts middle grade and young adult novels. 

http://www.jollyfishpress.com/

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24. Opening Scenes

Five reasons why your opening scene is like a blind date. 

http://childrenspublishing.blogspot.com/2012/08/5-reasons-why-your-opening-scene-is.html

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25. Publishers Accepting Children's Books

These three incredibly useful web pages list publishers accepting children's books submissions along with a link to their guidelines.

http://myperfectpitch.com/picture-book-publishers/

http://myperfectpitch.com/childrens-book-publishers-usa/

http://myperfectpitch.com/young-adult-book-publishers/

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