Process of YA Novel Writing

Published writers and aspiring YA writers come together here in the hopes of exchanging ideas about the process of YA novel writing. Most of the concepts and ideas can, of course, be applied to any type of writing that you choose to create. However, the comments will always come from the idea of having a teen audience in mind for the finished product. Check out the discussions, make comments and hopefully, you’ll come away with a better understanding of the novel writing process.

Cold War Comfort In Rose Sees Red

If you read YA Book Shelf regularly, then you’ll know that not only did I post a review of Cecil Castellucci‘s recent release, Rose Sees Red, but also that I really enjoyed this novel. I happen to think that it’ll appeal to a lot of young girls and adults, so if you haven’t read it yet, go out and get… Read more →

Not Another Middle Grade Book

On September 7, 2010, the first book in a new fantasy trilogy hits stores. Although it’s meant for a middle grade audience, I’ve been excited about this novel ever since I first explored the website for this novel, so I’m really happy to be able to present my first guest post, written by the co-authors Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew… Read more →

Writing And The Sphere Of Influence

As a book blogger, I am in the privileged position of someone, who can freely talk with a variety of authors and who gets to read some of the best fiction available for the YA market. I find myself openly mulling over and sharing ideas with like-minded individuals on a daily basis, which is an experience that I love. In… Read more →