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1. Is It Young Adult

If the main character is a kid, does that automatically make it young adult? 

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/2014/01/question-my-main-character-is-kid-but.html

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2. Fantasy Finales

Here's a list of fantasy series which have ended and are worth reading. 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-parkin/12-young-adult-fantasy-book-finale_b_4794057.html

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3. 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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4. YA Novels Everyone Should Read

Young adult novels aren't just for kids anymore. 

http://flavorwire.com/434697/25-ya-novels-everyone-even-adults-should-read/

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5. How to Write YA

Here are a few simple "rules" about writing young adult novels. 

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/61185-how-to-write-ya.html

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6. Capstone YA Imprint

Capstone launches a new young adult imprint, Switch Press.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11583942.htm

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7. Authentic Teen Voice

In order to write young adult characters, you need to truly understand teens. 

http://ingridsnotes.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/crafting-teen-characters-with-respect-and-authenticity-part-1/
http://ingridsnotes.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/crafting-teen-characters-with-respect-and-authenticity-part-2/

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8. 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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9. New YA Imprint

Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is launching Blink, a new YA imprint for the general, not Christian, trade. 

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/56712-zondervan-launches-new-ya-imprint.html

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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. Paranormals

What type of paranormals are still being acquired? 

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

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14. Myths About YA Fiction

Here are five (well six) things you should know about young adult books. 

http://bookriot.com/2013/06/26/five-things-you-need-to-know-about-young-adult-fiction/

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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. YA Publisher

Spencer Hill Press specializes in urban fantasy, sci fi, and paranormal romance for young adults. 

http://www.site.spencerhillpress.com/

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19. 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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20. New YA Imprint

Poisoned Pen's new imprint, Poisoned Pencil, is looking for YA mysteries. 

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/54082-poisoned-pen-press-creates-ya-imprint.html

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21. YA Agents

If you write YA, you'll want to check out this list of agents who rep young adult books.

http://sirragirl.blogspot.ca/2011/05/200-yaadult-agency-list-w-links.html

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22. 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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23. 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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24. YA Trends

News from Bologna 2013 is that young adult novels are trending toward contemporary realism.

http://www.weheartya.com/2013/03/trending-toward-contemporary.html

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25. Teen POV

To make your teen characters realistic, you have to understand the teenage point of view. 

http://writeitsideways.com/writing-from-an-authentic-teen-viewpoint/

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