The Young Adult (YA) fiction genre is a category aimed at teens, but many of the books have an adult following, as well. For authors wishing to publish a book in the YA arena, here are some facts and figures about the marketplace for these books. Marketing. This category is intended to be marketed to post-adolescents and young-adults ages 18 to 30. This age group is considered to be the lucrative "cross-over" category of young-adult titles that appeal to both the young-adult market and to an adult audience. Publishers of young-adult fiction now favor this category as it encompasses a far broader audience.
Apr 16, 2018 · Cast of Wonders is a young adult short fiction market (12-17 age range), open to stories up to 6,000 words in length. The stories are audio and also published on the site. Genre: Fantasy, science fiction, light horror. Payment: $.06/word for original fiction of any length (yes, including flash!). For reprints. $100 flat rate for Short Fiction Author: Erica Verrillo. Books shelved as adult-fiction: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, The Girl with the Drago.
Fiction Markets A fiction market is a publication or website that publishes fiction. There are many fiction markets open to both beginning and established writers. Fiction markets tend to focus on a specific type of fiction or genre. Follow the links to sections of our online writer's guidelines database to find markets in different fiction genres. Jul 10, 2014 · “The market for new adult titles is highly engaged, and there is a lot of binge reading,” says Molly Birckhead, associate director of marketing for William Morrow Paperbacks.
Mar 11, 2008 · Editors report they’re looking for short fiction with clear beginnings, middles and ends, vs. the earlier movement in short-short fiction to a more compressed, intense style. With guidance from Editor Anne Bowling of Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market, WD has rounded up the top 30 short story markets for writers. Do you have what it takes. Sep 30, 2013 · Prospects are particularly promising for writers who adapt their prose and plots to the young adult market. According to the Association of American Publishers StatShot report for 2012, adult fiction and nonfiction hardcover net revenues dipped nearly 7 percent from 2011, although eBook revenues increased by more than 33 percent.
This statistic presents the unit sales of adult fiction books in the United States in 2017, by category. Everything On "Book market in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy.