The Young Adult YA fiction genre is a category aimed at teens, but many of the books have an adult following, as well. For authors wishing to publish a book in the YA arena, here are some facts and figures about the marketplace for these books. In most if not all cases , the protagonists of the novels fall within those age ranges, and the story is told through teenage eyes. Twelve to 18 is a big spread in age, from both reading and personal developmental levels. There's also a big spread in subject matter.
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Whether you're just getting started or are on the hunt foran agent or publisher, Writing Great Books for Young Adults is your completeinsider source on how to succeed in the flourishing world of YA fiction andnonfiction. In this updated and revised edition, veteran literary agent ReginaL. Brooks offers invaluable advice for YA writers on everything from shapingyour novel to crafting the perfect pitch for your book. You'll also discover how successful film adaptations like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games have broadened the market for your book. This book has great realistic advice on how to write YA books.
In today's publishing climate, kidlit is the place to be. It's never been a more exciting time to write books for kids, and ever since Harry Potter, the marketplace has expanded in scope and revenue. Today, the market has changed since we were introduced to Hogwarts, but kids are reading more than ever-and books have the power to be an important part of their journey as they grow into adults. However, writing for kids isn't easy-they're sometimes the toughest critics. In this live webinar, we'll discuss the key elements in what makes a novel for children successful in today's market.