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Writing Great Books For Young Adults

Everything you need to know from crafting the idea to landing a publishing deal

By Regina Brooks

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From a top young adult literary agent, the insider's guide on how to write for young adults

With an 87 percent increase in the number of titles published in the last two years, the young adult market is one of the healthiest segments in the industry. Despite this, little has been written to help authors hone their craft to truly connect with this audience. Writing Great Books for Young Adults gives writers the advice they need to tap this incredible market.

Topics covered include:

  • Listening to the voices of youth
  • Meeting your young protagonist
  • Developing a writing style
  • Constructing plots
  • Trying on points of view

Agent Regina Brooks has developed award-winning authors across the YA genre, including a Coretta Scott King winner. She attends more than 20 conferences each year, meeting with authors and teaching.

SKU Y1000
Author/Speaker/Editor Regina Brooks
Shipping This product ships from Serendipity Literary Agency.
File/Trim Size 8.5 x 5.5
Format No
ISBN 13 9781402226618
Number Of Pages 191
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Excellent! Review by Girl Friday Ink

This was an excellent read - quick, to the point and chock-full of extremely useful information, tips, insight and advice that could only come from an industry insider. I started this on a Saturday afternoon and finished it late that evening. It has everything you need - think of it as THE for not only YA writing, but also about the business. Highly recommended.

(Posted on 5/4/11)

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