Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies (Paperback)

By Deborah Halverson, M. T. Anderson (Foreword by)

For Dummies, 9780470949542, 358pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2011

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Description

Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction

With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors likeJ.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiringYA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested inwriting a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the stylethat appeals to young readers?

Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricksof the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book, from developing an idea to publication.

  • Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authenticteen voice
  • Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts
  • How to break into the flourishing young adult market

With the help of this step-by-step guide, you'll have all theskills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.



About the Author

Deborah Halverson founded the writer's advice website DearEditor.com and was a veteran editor for young adult and children's fiction before picking up a pen and writing the teen novels Big Mouth and Honk If You Hate Me.