Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies

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9780470949542: Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies

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

With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers?

Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of 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 authentic teen 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 the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.

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

Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to develop a style that appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a marketable YA book, from developing an idea to publishing your manuscript.

  • Get ready to write — get the scoop on everything you need to know before you begin writing, like pinpointing your audience, finding an angle that'll make your story stand out, and making use of outlines

  • What a novel concept — find out how to shape your plot, create teen-friendly characters, develop a convincingly youthful voice, write natural dialogue, and find techniques for connecting with your audience

  • Put on your editor's cap — discover how to rewrite and polish your story to transform it from a first draft to a seamless, fluid final draft

  • Get published — find the right agent and/or editor, craft a one-of-a-kind submission package, and promote your novel once it's published

Open the book and find:

  • Helpful sidebars from notable YA authors

  • Ideas for timeless themes

  • Four easy steps to writing a killer hook

  • Tips on writing believable characters, settings, and dialogue

  • How to edit and revise with confidence

  • Answers to the most common publishing contract questions

  • Common pitfalls to avoid

  • Advice on self-publishing vs. traditional publishing

Learn to:

  • Develop a writing style that appeals to young readers

  • Turn your ideas into a compelling manuscript through writing exercises

  • Submit your novel to young adult publishers

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.

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Original. Language: English . Brand New Book. Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren t sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricks of 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 authentic teen 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 the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780470949542

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