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. Six Tips for Writing Young Adult Novels. by Nora Raleigh Baskin. I didn’t start out writing for children. Like many of my fellow young adult/middle-grade authors, I spent quite a few years (five) writing adult fiction before getting published.
Nov 13, 2012 · Writing Irresistible Kidlit is a comprehensive, in-depth guide to writing middle grade and young adult fiction.Study major aspects of the craft–plot, character, theme, and more–through the lens of kidlit writing. May 25, 2015 · Young adult fiction, also known as YA, is a very popular fiction category, but how much do you really know about it? Here are 10 facts about writing YA that may be of interest if you are thinking of tackling this type of fiction: What defines YA as separate from adult fiction? Surprisingly to some.
“If you can’t convince your audience that you know how teens feel about the world today and express yourself the same way, you will never reach them,” says Regina Brooks, young adult literary agent. Ms. Brooks is founder and president of Serendipity Literary Agency and author of Writing Great Books For Young Adults.