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1. Middle Grade or Young Adult?

What are the key differences between a novel for 8-12 year olds and one for teens?


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2. NaNoWriMo

Get ready for National Novel Writing Month.


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3. Novels in Verse

Three authors discuss how a novel in verse is different than one written in prose.


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4. Trends in YA

You shouldn't write to a trend, but if you have a manuscript with a currently popular topic, now might be the time to submit it.


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5. Top YA Agents

These agents have sold the most young adult books in 2015.


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6. Writing YA

Young adult books can be any genre, from romance to science fiction, mystery to mainstream.


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7. New Agent

Heather Alexander has switched from editor to agent and is now representing picture book through young adult authors at Pippin Properties. 


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8. Agent Move

Lana Popovic has switched agencies to Chalberg Sussman and is actively looking for new middle-grade and young adult clients.


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9. LGBTQ Stereotypes in YA

Here's a five-part blog series on how to avoid LGBTQ stereotypes in young adult novels.


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10. Outlining Your Novel

There are many advantages to outlining your novel before beginning to write. 


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11. New Adult

If you write YA, you should learn about the next age up category--new adult. 


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12. New Adult

There are key differences between young adult and new adult novels.


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13. Verse Novels

Create an image system for novels in verse to tie together the plot and increase characterization.


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14. YA Techniques

How your young adult novel is written is as important as what it is about.


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15. Young Adult Basics

Here are a few things to think about when planning your young adult novel. 


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16. New Agent

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


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17. New MG/YA Agent

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


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18. Writing Young Adult

If you're going to write young adult books, you should be reading them. 


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19. Agent Building List

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


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20. Funny Novels

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


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21. How Not to Start a Novel

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


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22. Middle Grade or Young Adult

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


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23. LGBTQ Friendly Press

Harmony Ink Press is moving to LGBTQ and YA books. 


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24. Short Stories

Short stories are alive and well in the young adult market.


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25. New Agent

Rich Richter has joined the Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Agency and represents picture books through new adult.


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