Writing for Children & Young Adults Young Adult and Children’s books are hot! Here you’ll learn about trends in the marketplace, what’s working and what’s not, plus how to write for this very special group of readers without dumbing things down. Dec 19, 2014 · Writing for Young Adults: How to Create Exceptional Literature Understanding Writing for Young Adults: Genre and Audience. What Great YA Does for Us. Great YA makes us feel something. When all’s said and done. If you love YA then keep on reading it.
In writing for young adults, do not write as an adult looking back. The perspective needs to be immediate. A teenage character can look back on his younger years, but he cannot have an adult’s wisdom gained from hindsight. Oct 22, 2013 · The YA Experts. Jodi Picoult is the author of 23 books, including The Storyteller, My Sister’s Keeper, and The Pact. Kathryn Reiss is the author of 15 YA books and teaches YA fiction-writing at Mills College in Oakland, Calif. Many successful authors say there’s no secret to Author: Nolan Feeney.