Writing & Selling the YA Novel
by K.L. Going
Writer’s Digest Books, 2008
$14.99 paperback, 224 pages
Read an excerpt!
From Chapter 2: "Finding Strong Ideas for Teen Fiction"
In this instructional guide, fiction writers learn what a YA novel is, how to write YA fiction, how to get it published, and how to promote it. You’ll walk through every stage of YA writing, covering plot, characters, setting, dialogue, and more—plus information on how to approach publishers. It’s geared toward any writer who needs the facts on what this teen market is all about.
About the Author
K.L. Going is a full-time writer and award-winning YA author; former assistant to literary agents at Curtis Brown in New York; and former manager of an independent bookstore, so she can offer a unique perspective to aspiring writers, exploring the world of YA fiction from every angle.