Now you might be thinking oh gee Jennifer, thanks a lot. We know this, babe. For instance: with To Kill a Mockingbird it was pretty clear we had an adult Scout looking back at her life. The same rules to fiction can apply though.
How to Write for Young Adults (Even If You Aren't One)
How to Write a Young Adult Novel - Writer's Digest
In this post, learn how to write a young adult novel from beginning to end, including 4 approaches for the first chapter of your novel, how to write for teens without sounding like an adult writing for teens, tips on writing pitch perfect YA characters, how to write a young adult crossover novel, and more. On a basic level, young adult or YA novels are aimed at readers aged 13 to But as many people already know, adults read YA novels too. The 90,word "sweet spot" for adult novels is generally shortened to a 75,word or shorter "sweet spot.
Writing Young Adult Fiction: An Editor’s Guide to Awesome YA
By Deborah Halverson, M. The elements of storytelling are the same for young adult fiction and adult fiction, but writers of young adult fiction must come at those elements with a wholly different mindset. After all, this category has its own rules, its own quirks, and its own very opinionated audience: teens and tweens.
Young adult is perhaps the fastest-growing category of new fiction today. Indeed, more authors are writing young adult fiction than ever before! That's why, if you're hoping to create something that will stay with readers forever, writing YA is a great way to do it. In this post, she shares her top tips for how to write a young adult novel that readers won't forget. Before Kate takes it away, let's quickly go over what YA fiction is and why it appeals to so many readers.