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Book Review: SLAM by Nick Hornby

Book Review: SLAM by Nick Hornby

***WARNING: MILD SPOILERS*** Nick Hornby’s SLAM reminded me a bit of a Lifetime movie. If that Lifetime movie featured liberal amounts of...
Field Trip Friday: February 25, 2011

Field Trip Friday: February 25, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK On Wednesday, the YA community lost critically-acclaimed author L. K. Madigan (Lisa Wolfson) to pancreatic ...
Writing Race in YA: Guest Post by Nicola K. Richardson

Writing Race in YA: Guest Post by Nicola K. Richardson

A couple months ago, there was a thread on Race in YA on the Absolute Write message boards that ended up quite heated, with a whole lot of ...
Road Trip Wednesday #68: Whaddya Know . . .

Road Trip Wednesday #68: Whaddya Know . . .

Welcome to our 68th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a w...
TOMORROW: The Highway Cafe Meets Again!

TOMORROW: The Highway Cafe Meets Again!

Two weeks ago, our first Highway Cafe writer meetup was a HUGE success! More than thirty YA writers gathered in a chat room for talk, suppo...
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Owning Your Story

So, during the course of this roller-coaster ride that we call Rough Drafting, I’ve learned quite a bit about the writing process, but even...
Field Trip Friday: February 18, 2011

Field Trip Friday: February 18, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK Borders filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy . What does this mean for you? General: If you have a membership,...
10 Awesome YA novels from Down Under! Part II

10 Awesome YA novels from Down Under! Part II

Originally these were all going to be in one big post, but I had way too much to say about Australian and New Zealand YA for it to all fit ...
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Road Trip Wednesday #67: Picking Titles

Welcome to our 67th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post...
5 Reasons You Might Be Hearing No

5 Reasons You Might Be Hearing No

source  When hunting for an agent, you're bound to hear that dreaded two letter word a few times. While it's true that not ev...
Interview: The Rejectionist

Interview: The Rejectionist

Le R in Forks, WA I contacted The Rejectionist requesting an interview the same way a ten year old girl might approach Justin Bieber...