Writing Great Books for Young Adults

Writing Great Books for Young Adults

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2009
ISBN: 9781402226618
1402226616
Branch Call Number: 808 .068 BRO
Characteristics: xvi, 191 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm

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