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What Are You Teaching These Kids?

YA Highway teen contributor Kody Keplinger 's debut, THE DUFF, will be published by Little, Brown/Poppy in September 2010. For more abou...
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Fastest Query Contest in the West

The Contest Is Now Closed! (did you enter?) If you've ever queried, you've probably longed for each agent's honest, uncens...
Field Trip Friday: February 26

Field Trip Friday: February 26

  Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. ...
On Mess

On Mess

There’s this thing that happens, and it seems to get worse with every novel I write. You know, the thing where you get a decent way into...
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Road Trip Wednesday: If You Could Be Any Book Character...

Welcome to our 18th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a...
Why the Word EDGY Has Lost Its Meaning

Why the Word EDGY Has Lost Its Meaning

When it comes to young adult fiction, the word "edgy" is widespread. Edgy fiction, edgy characters, edgy plots, edgy writing. Aspi...
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

As writers, our ultimate goal is to get our babies…errr..books published. The best way to achieve that is to first find that agent who loves...
A Survivor's Guide to Revisions

A Survivor's Guide to Revisions

YA Highway teen contributor Kody Keplinger 's debut, THE DUFF, will be published by Little, Brown/Poppy in September 2010. For more abou...
Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

From the back cover: Samantha Kingston has it all - looks, popularity, the perfect boyfriend. Friday, February 12, should be just anothe...
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Field Trip Friday: February 19

Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news.   ...
Why Writers Need Dogs

Why Writers Need Dogs

It's come to my attention recently that the Internet is swimming with posts and papers and treatises about why writers are cat people. F...
Road Trip Wednesday #17: Where Do You Do It?

Road Trip Wednesday #17: Where Do You Do It?

Welcome to our 17th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a w...
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Baby You Can Drive My . . .err Wanna Take the Bus?

Some novels are meant to transport a reader into a new world while others strive to portray the everyday, normal teenage existence. Been a ...
Dirty Little Secrets and a Chat With CJ Omololu

Dirty Little Secrets and a Chat With CJ Omololu

C.J. Omololu's debut YA, Dirty Little Secrets , hit the shelves earlier this month and, after reading the synopsis, I couldn't wai...
Field Trip Friday: February 12

Field Trip Friday: February 12

Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. ...
Interview with Author Neal Shusterman

Interview with Author Neal Shusterman

YA Highway teen contributor Kristin Briana Otts is almost not a teenager anymore. Her novel, City of Shadows, is about to go on sub to pub...
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Road Trip Wednesday #16: Favorite Display of Affection

Welcome to our 16th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a...
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Impatience: The Ugly Beast

Impatience is an ugly little beast, and it always comes out of hibernation at the worst times. Admittedly, I’m incredibly impatient. Waiti...
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YA for Haiti: Last Chance to Win FANTASTIC Prizes!

True fact: three planes named Harry, Hermione, and Ron will soon be heading to Haiti with much-needed supplies. After hearing about the de...
Field Trip Friday: February 5

Field Trip Friday: February 5

Field Trip Friday is a weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. ...