Writing Great Books for Young Adults (Paperback)

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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, includingWriters and Poets, Essence Magazine, Writer's Digest Magazine, andSister2Sister. She lives in New York City, New York.

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.

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ISBN 9781402226618
Genre REFERENCE / Writing Skills
Format Paperback
Pages 191
Publisher Date 2009-09-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Sourcebooks Inc
Copyright Year 2009
Height 8.75 in
Wdth 5.75 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 0.68 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Brooks, Regina
Country of Origin United States

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