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Deborah Halverson is the award-winning author of Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies and the forthcoming Writing the New Adult Novel: How to Write & Sell New Adult Fiction, as well as the founder of the popular writers’ advice website DearEditor.com. Deborah edited young adult and children’s fiction with Harcourt Children’s Books before picking up a pen to write the teen novels Honk If You Hate Me and Big Mouth, the picture book Letters to Santa, and three struggling reader books for the “Remix” series. She speaks extensively at workshops and conferences for writers and freelance edits adult fiction and nonfiction while specializing in teen fiction and picture books.

In intriguing but perhaps not sign-of-a-radical-shift news: Publishers Weekly reports that ebook sales were up in May, making it the first time in two years there’s been an increase in ebook sales from one month to next.


Why is this intriguing? Because every year since ebook sales peaked in 2013, sales have dropped. Double-, even triplet-digit drops. Ebooks account for about 23% of the industry’...

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Writing Young Adult Fiction...

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Honk If You Hate Me

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