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1. Middle Grade or Young Adult

What are the key differences between middle grade and young adult novels? 

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/the-key-differences-between-middle-grade-vs-young-adult

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2. How Not to Start a Novel

Here are a few things not to put in your opening pages. 

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2014/07/how-not-to-start-novel-four-things-to.html

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3. Writing Middle-Grades

Make your middle-grade novel unputdownable.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/march-15-richard-ungar-4-keys-to-middle-grade

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4. New MG/YA Agent

Whitley Abell of Inklings Literary is looking for middle-grade and young adult books.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/new-literary-agent-alert-whitley-abell-of-inklings-literary

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5. Agent Building List


Leon Husock, associate agent at L. Perkins Agency is looking for middle grade and young adult authors.

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2014/08/19/agent-looking-to-build-list-6/

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6. Funny Novels

Why you should (and shouldn't!) write humorous novels. 

http://annerallen.blogspot.com/2013/11/how-to-write-funny-novelsand-why-you.html

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7. Paranormals

What type of paranormals are still being acquired? 

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

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8. 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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9. 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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10. Middle-Grade Themes

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

http://networkedblogs.com/U7o9l

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11. 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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12. Middle-Grade Characters

Middle-graders are becoming independent and starting to solve problems on their own or with limited help. 

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/05/guest-post-giveaway-kami-kinard-on.html

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13. Tween Voice

To capture the tween reader, your book needs to have an authentically tween voice. 

http://kidswriterjfox.blogspot.com/2014/06/creating-believable-tween-voice-guest.html

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14. New Agent

Alexander Slater of Trident Media Group is looking for children's, middle-grade, and young adult authors.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/new-literary-agent-alert-alexander-slater-of-trident-media-group

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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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