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Writing for Young Adults

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If you can remember what it was like to be young, you can touch the lives of today's young adults. Even if you are new to the craft of writing, this inspiring guide will show you how to take your love for this special age group and turn it into powerful stories that capture adolescents' unique thoughts, feelings and experiences. From mystery and romance to nonfiction and l ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Writer's Digest Books (first published 1998)
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Dec 18, 2008 Betty rated it really liked it
I've read sections here and there from this book, but never actually read it cover to cover. In fact, I purchased it in 1998 while writing a story for my nieces and nephews about their great grandmother, as a way of overcoming my grief at her passing, and also because some of them had known her as an forgetful "old" lady, and were shocked when they saw old home movies of her skipping rope when I was about 5. I felt I needed to tell them the stories she had told me of her childhood.
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I have enjoyed reading this book. It has helped me with some of the problems I have been countering in writing my book. It answered some of my questions and is helping me to get going with my book.
Sue Bridehead (A Pseudonym)
Very helpful and definitely worth having on hand when you're ready to write. The biggest takeaway lesson I got from this is that kids like to read about characters 2-3 years older than they are.
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