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SCBWI Updates

SCBWI Updates

*The girls are tweeting live from the conference! Make sure you're following yaHighway on twitter. *Search for the hastag #LA10SCBWI ...
Field Trip Friday: July 30

Field Trip Friday: July 30

Field Trip Friday Our weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. W...
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How To Revise and Resubmit

I recently was asked by the exceptional agent I’m reading for (“La Agent” hereafter) to look at a manuscript on which she had requested some...
Moose Spotting in LA

Moose Spotting in LA

Sources (and awesome pictures ) are reporting that more and more meese are making their way to L.A. at this very moment. It's bigge...
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Road Trip Wednesday: Best Book of the Month -- July

Welcome to our 39th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors p...
Keep It Simple, Storyteller

Keep It Simple, Storyteller

When I first started writing, simplicity was a concept I didn't really get. I assumed that if you were drafting a book, your job was to ...
Revision Readiness Kit

Revision Readiness Kit

You've done it. You've finished your manuscript and you love it so much your heart is ready to burst. It's mysterious. Coy. Full...
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Query Series: Michelle Schusterman & Sarah Davies

In this Saturday series, YA Highway writers share the query letters that landed their agents -- and why the queries worked, from the age...
Field Trip Friday: July 23

Field Trip Friday: July 23

Our weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. THIS WEEK IN...
Guest Post: Marilee Brothers On Being the Conduit For Her Characters

Guest Post: Marilee Brothers On Being the Conduit For Her Characters

Today we bring you a guest post by the talented Marilee Brothers, author of THE ROCK AND ROLL QUEEN OF BEDLAM and the Unbidden Magic series...
Road Trip Wednesday #38: Greatest Hits

Road Trip Wednesday #38: Greatest Hits

Welcome to our 38th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post ...
ANGELFIRE Giveaway Winner!

ANGELFIRE Giveaway Winner!

The winner of the ANGELFIRE ARC is... Eva SB Congratulations Eva! Please email us at yahighway (at) gmail.com with your address so we can...
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The Publishing Channel's Fab New Fall Schedule!

It's sort of true: most TV is for losers. The awesome people of the YA world have no time to waste on television drivel. We are PRODUCTI...
On Being a Banshee

On Being a Banshee

Everyone has at least one strange thing that they do when they’re at home by themselves. My thing is that I sing. Endlessly. I want to say...
Publishing Interviews: Sara Kendall, Nancy Coffey Literary and Media Representation

Publishing Interviews: Sara Kendall, Nancy Coffey Literary and Media Representation

In our new Publishing Interviews Series, Kody Keplinger sits down with people on the other side of book publishing -- agents, editors, and m...
Field Trip Friday: July 16

Field Trip Friday: July 16

Our weekly trip around the field of YA with stops at the most helpful, interesting or otherwise entertaining news. THIS WEEK IN WRI...
Finding the Formula for Tension

Finding the Formula for Tension

So tense, she needs a backrub. Tension. It's one of those words we writers hear all the time, in articles, in critiques, even in twe...
Road Trip Wednesday #37: Memories of Reading

Road Trip Wednesday #37: Memories of Reading

Welcome to our 37th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post ...