With humor and a solid grounding in reality, this guide helps writers to better understand the ins and outs of the young adult genre, how to stay inspired, and how to avoid common mistakes in trying to reach teens. Answering questions such as "How do writers break in to the flourishing young adult market?" "How do they tap their wild side and find their "inner teen"?" and "What are pitfalls to avoid when submitting manuscripts?" the book provides unique writing exercises to help readers find their own authentic teen voice. Engaging and informative, interviews with young adult authors as T. A. Barron, Joan Bauer, Chris Crutcher, and Lauren Myracle provide insight into the real world of writing, adding up to a book that is packed with fascinating information, detail, and inspiration for anyone interested in writing for teens.US only. Ends May 31. Good luck!
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