Writing Your YA Novel 101: It All Started With A Creeped-Out Little Kid…


So I was sitting at my desk at the day job, and bemoaning to my coworker that I loved to write, had written a lot of romance and some cool sci-fi and fantasy, but all the editors seemed to be looking for YA.

Which really shouldn’t be a problem, I recall telling her. I read a lot of YA. I mean a lot of YA. I love the genre.

She asked me what was stopping me and I smirkedĀ and said “Oh, I dunno…an idea, maybe?”

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