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1. Writing YA

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

http://www.nownovel.com/blog/how-to-write-ya-fiction/

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2. Top YA Agents

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

http://www.darcypattison.com/marketing/top-20-ya-agents-2015/

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3. Verse Novels

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

http://www.ekristinanderson.com/?p=13068

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4. YA Techniques

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

http://writersrumpus.com/2015/05/01/6-stylistic-techniques-in-ya-novels/

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5. Novels in Verse

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

http://www.axonjournal.com.au/issue-4/writing-young-adult-verse-novel

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6. 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.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/new-titles/childrens-announcements/article/66587-what-to-expect-when-you-re-expecting-ya.html

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7. Short Stories

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

http://www.allvoices.com/article/100001976

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8. New Agent

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

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/63934-rick-richter-joins-zachary-shuster-harmsworth-agency.html

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9. New Agent

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

http://www.kidlit411.com/2014/11/Kidlit411-Agent-Spotlight-Heather-Alexander.html

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10. Agent Move

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

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/literary-agent-spotlight-lana-popovic-of-chalberg-sussman

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11. LGBTQ Stereotypes in YA

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

http://www.malindalo.com/2010/06/avoiding-lgbtq-stereotypes-in-ya-fiction-part-5-resources/

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12. Outlining Your Novel

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

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/outlining-your-novel/

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13. New Adult

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

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/11/guest-post-giveaway-deborah-halverson.html

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14. New Adult

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

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/11/guest-post-giveaway-deborah-halverson.html

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15. 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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16. Writing Young Adult

Here are some tips for writing YA from author Seth Fishman. 

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

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17. Young Adult Basics

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

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/05/craft-of-writing-crash-course-in-basics.html

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18. 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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19. 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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20. Writing Young Adult

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

http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2013/06/04/25-things-you-should-know-about-young-adult-fiction/

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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. LGBTQ Friendly Press

Harmony Ink Press is moving to LGBTQ and YA books. 

http://publishingperspectives.com/2014/09/harmony-ink-press-reaching-out-to-lgbtq-youth/

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