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Writing Great Books for Young Adults (Paperback)

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    From a top young adult literary agent, the only 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 t......more

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From a top young adult literary agent, the only 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.

Regina L. Brooks is the founder of Serendipity Literary and has been developing books for over a decade. She has been highlighted in several national and international magazines and periodicals, including Writers and Poets, Essence Magazine, Writer's Digest Magazine, and Sister2Sister. She lives in New York City, New York.

Author:
Brooks, Regina
Genre:
REFERENCE / Writing Skills
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
191
Language:
English
Publisher:
Sourcebooks Inc
Publish Date:
09/01/2009
Copyright Year:
2009
ISBN:
9781402226618
Height:
8.75 in
Wdth:
5.75 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.68 lb
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