Writers for Young Adults

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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: Feb 14

YA CHAT Info


YOUNG ADULT WRITERS LIVE CHATS!

And don't forget to join other Young Adult She Writers at our Live Chats every Sunday night, 8pm Eastern! Just click "She Writes Chat" on the bottom right of your screen to join in.  

Having trouble? Check out our How to Chat Guide.

 


Discussion Forum

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 Inge Saunders on June 2, 2014 at 6:31pm

Thank you for adding me to the group :)

Comment by Helen Mazarakis on May 14, 2014 at 12:07pm

Hi all - I've been blogging about kids lit. check out my post about Bette Midler. The Bee Catcher

Comment by Elizabeth W Gibson on May 7, 2014 at 4:37pm

Thanks Catherine. I'll try it. :)

Comment by Catherine Stine on May 7, 2014 at 12:17pm

Oh, the chat thing is easy-get on Twitter at the allotted time on Wed eve, and then join in by using the hashtag #YALitchat along with your posts and you'll be directed to the conversation from that hashtag.

Comment by Catherine Stine on May 7, 2014 at 9:40am

Aww, thanks, Elizabeth! Glad you like Ruby's Fire, and you know how helpful reviews are to Indie authors!!! I agree that the loss of the YA LIt Chat site is huge. We should both "attend" one of the Twitter nights soon. :)

Comment by Elizabeth W Gibson on May 6, 2014 at 6:45pm

Thanks Catherine for confirming my fears.  The twitter chats are on Wed nights, but at a lost how to do the chat thingey. :) BTW, I love Ruby's Fire, I will put up a review on Amazon. 

While I have your attention, how do you connect with other YA writers?

Comment by Catherine Stine on May 6, 2014 at 1:02pm

Elizabeth, not that I know of, except that YAlitchat still has the Twitter chats on... is it Wed nights???

Comment by Elizabeth W Gibson on May 6, 2014 at 12:15pm

I have a question for you.  Since YALITChat closed are there any other forum/site,s besides this one, that caters to YA writers?  Would appreciate any input.

Comment by Catherine Stine on May 5, 2014 at 3:11pm

FREE TODAY!!! Ruby’s Fire
“A world full of magic & unexpected romance!” –Teen Blurb
http://tinyurl.com/q2v2enx

Comment by DuEwa Frazier on April 16, 2014 at 8:09am

Hi,

Check out my blog on YA author , Danette Vigilante's recent book party!

YA Author, Danette Vigilante's book party at BOOKCOURT!

http://rhymesviewsnews.blogspot.com/2014/04/brooklyn-book-party-sav...

 

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