Top 10 Links for YA Writers

Writing YA FictionBy Marcy Kennedy (@MarcyKennedy)

I’m on vacation this week, which means my husband will hide my laptop if he catches me doing work, so I thought this would be a perfect week to offer you a targeted mash-up on something I’m not likely to write a post about myself.

So I’ve gathered some great links for those of you who write young adult fiction (or who are thinking about writing YA). Enjoy!

1. 5 Common Problems in Your Young Adult Manuscript by Kristi Cook

2. Writing from an Authentic Teen Viewpoint by Lydia Sharp

3. Reaching the Teen Market by K.P. Simmons

4. Top 10 Tropes in YA by A.E. Rought

5. State of the YA Market by Mandy Hubbard

6. A Countdown of the Top 15 Most Overused Things in YA Fiction by Joelle Anthony

7. 5 Tips for Writing and Marketing YA Books by Natalie Wright

8. 2013 Cover Trends: Part One

9. 2013 Cover Trends: Part Two

10. 2013 Cover Trends: Part Three

Do you have any tips or links for YA writers? Please share them in the comments!

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