Synopses & Reviews
With an 87 percent increase in the number of titles published in the last two years, the young adult market is one of the healthiest segments in the industry. Surprisingly, despite this, little has been written to help authors hone their craft to truly connect with this audience.
Writing Great Books for Young Adults gives writers all the advice they need to tap this incredible market. Literary agent Regina L. Brooks shows writers how to listen to young adults so that they can create characters their audience can identify with.
Topics covered include: Listening to the voices of youth Meeting your young protagonist Developing a writing style Constructing plots Trying on points of view
Regina Brooks has developed award-winning authors across the YA genre, including a Coretta Scott King winner. She attends more than 20 conferences each year, meeting with authors and teaching.