Young Adult

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Good Websites


2015 MG and YA Debut Authors  community of MG and YA authors debuting in 2015

Adventures in YA Publishing A website run by YA authors giving tips, running contests and giveaways, and other publishing information


DiversifYA site with tools for authors to include and promote diversity in their YA work



DiversityinYA - celebrating diversity in YA

YA Lit  site listing upcoming YA releases

YA Highway - YA writers celebrate YA books & provide writing and publishing tips

YA Reads reading recommendations for YA books



Resources

Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies  (paperback edition)

The 21 Best YA Books for 2013 


List of 200+ YA Agents with Links A huge list of 200 + agents and agencies looking for YA. List contains links and contact names blog by Sirra.


Just Write for Young Adults! Emma Walton Hamilton's 14 week course on writing YA




Good Articles







Secrets and Contradictions - tips on creating compelling characters

The Greatest Advice I Ever Got from 12 YA Debut Authors 


The Top Five Do's of Writing YA Lit


How to Structure a Killer Novel Ending on Writer's Digest 


Writing for the 21st Century (thoughts on writing for today's teens)


Avoiding LGBTQ Stereotypes in YA Fiction, Part 1: Major LGBTQ Stereotypes


Writing the Young Adult Verse Novel


A Chat with Emma Dryden


The Key Differences Between Middle Grade vs. Young Adult


How Do You Write for Teenagers?

Accidental Outdated Slang in YA


Kid Lit Can, with Susan Hughes: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll: Writing Edgy YA Part 1


Kid Lit Can, with Susan Hughes: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll, Writing Edgy YA Part 2




Novels in Verse (list) 

21 Publishers Seeking Young Adult Manuscripts


Craft Books


Writing Great YA, by Regina Brooks


The 21 Best YA Books for 2013 

New Adult (NA)


New Adult Roundup of Links compiled by Deborah Halverson 


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