Writers for Young Adults


Writers for Young Adults

This group is for those She Writers who write fiction for young adults.

Location: #Children's Literature
Members: 335
Latest Activity: 5 hours ago



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Introduce Yourself Here!

Started by Candy Fite. Last reply by Sarah Perlmutter Jan 4. 110 Replies

Icebreakers are known to:Create a positive group atmosphereHelp people to relaxBreak down social barriersEnergize & motivateHelp people to "think outside the box"Help people to get to know one anotherTell us about yourself. Who you are, and what…Continue

Writer Advice's Scintillating Starts Contest

Started by B. Lynn Goodwin Nov 7, 2014. 0 Replies

WRITER ADVICE’S SCINTILLATING STARTS CONTEST www.writeradvice.com $20 ENTRY FEE3 PRIZES OF $100Deadline: 11/10/14Entice us. Submit the opening (up to 1500 words) of your book (any prose genre) to Writer…Continue

Tags: perspective, novels, feedback, opening

Looking for Published YA Authors to Blurb My Book

Started by B. Lynn Goodwin. Last reply by Barbara Ehrentreu Jul 1, 2014. 1 Reply

Fifteen-and-a-half year old Sandee Mason wants to find her talent, get her driver's license, and stop living in the shadow of her big brother, Bri, who's missing in Afghanistan in B. Lynn Goodwin's forthcoming novel, TALENT. If you are a published…Continue

Tags: TALENT, author, published, YA, blurb

Beta Reader

Started by RB Austin. Last reply by Ashley Leath May 14, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi, I'm almost finished with the edits of my YA supernatural novel and am looking for a beta reader. Is anyone interested? Continue

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Comment by B. Lynn Goodwin 5 hours ago

Anybody like reading YA? Interested in reviewing a YA for Amazon, B&N, and Goodreads?

My YA, Talent, will be out on November 1, but I can send you a review copy. I'd love to have you share an honest review on Amazon, B&N, and Goodreads. 

Elevator pitch: Fifteen-and-half-year-old Sandee Mason wants to find her talent, get her driver's license, and stop living in the shadow of her big brother, Bri, who disappeared while serving in Afghanistan. 

Interested? Please send your e-mail address. Mine is Lgood67334 AT comcast DOT net. Thanks!

Comment by Sarah Perlmutter on July 21, 2015 at 6:01pm

Hey ladies! I'm curious if any of you have had successful queries, and if so, if you'd be willing to take a look at mine.

I am querying agents for my sci-fi YA novel, and I've had one full request and four or five passes so far. It's post-apocalyptic, so I'm not sure if my query is hurting my chances of landing an agent or if its the genre of my novel turning them away.

If you can, I'd love hearing back from you here or through my author email sarahperlmutterbooks@gmail.com 

Thank you ladies! 

Comment by Rossandra White on July 21, 2015 at 4:56pm

Thanks, Lynn!

Comment by B. Lynn Goodwin on July 21, 2015 at 2:09pm

It's Eternal Press, a small publisher in Santa Rosa, CA. 

Comment by Rossandra White on July 21, 2015 at 1:51pm

Congrats, B. Lynn Goodwin! Who's your publisher?

Comment by B. Lynn Goodwin on July 20, 2015 at 6:26pm

I'm excited that my YA novel, Talent, will be out before too long. Fifteen and a half year old Sandee Mason wants to find her talent, get her driver's license, and stop living in the shadow of her big brother, Bri, who disappeared while serving in Afghanistan. 


Comment by Kate Harre on June 27, 2015 at 5:31am

Hi All, my eBook, Beast, a young adults fantasy romance which is a modern day retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast story is FREE for the next three days on Amazon.  Anyone interested in reading it can pick it up here: http://www.amazon.com/Beast-Kate-Harre-ebook/dp/B00IDWEZT4/ref=sr_1...

Comment by Kate Harre on February 14, 2015 at 3:36pm

Thanks so much for the comment Suzanne - I really appreciate the feedback!

Comment by Suzanne Williams on February 12, 2015 at 3:38am

Well done on getting The Time Keeper out there. The blurb makes it sound very interesting to me. Good luck with the sales :-)

Comment by Kate Harre on February 11, 2015 at 5:32pm

This week was an exciting one - I self-published my time travel/YA romance novel, The Time Keeper, as an eBook on Amazon.  Who knew, after months of writing, that the hardest bit would be writing the blurb!  It's surprisingly difficult to find exactly the right thing to say to make readers want to buy your book without giving away too much of the plot!  If you're interested in checking it out, here's the link: The Time Keeper


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