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Field Trip Friday: April 29, 2011

Field Trip Friday: April 29, 2011

THIS WEEK IN WRITING - Adorable illustrations from Kiersten White showing how it feels to be a writer. - I can't even ...
Magic + real life = ?

Magic + real life = ?

Magical realism is a genre which everyone and no one is writing. Everyone says their book has elements of magical realism, but hardly any...
Road Trip Wednesday #77: Your Manuscript Music, Revisited

Road Trip Wednesday #77: Your Manuscript Music, Revisited

Welcome to our 77th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writ...
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Bats, Blood, & Bête Noires: An Interview With a YA Villain

Call it a sneaky PR move on the interviewee's part, but man, has YA Highway scored an awesome interview today! It's true: not 48 h...
Publishing Interviews: Lexa Hillyer, Co-Founder of Paper Lantern Lit

Publishing Interviews: Lexa Hillyer, Co-Founder of Paper Lantern Lit

In our Publishing Interviews Series, we sit down with people on the other side of book publishing -- agents, editors, and more -- providing...
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Apostrophes

Apostrophe misuse is all too common. Pretty much every single day, I sign onto Facebook and at least one person has written a status with ...
Field Trip Friday: April 22, 2011

Field Trip Friday: April 22, 2011

Kate's still fishing (and writing!) This Week In Writing: The always hysterical Intern counts down the Top 10 Reasons You Should...
Epistolary Novels (and why they are awesomeness)

Epistolary Novels (and why they are awesomeness)

Image by cbenjasuwan Say you took every letter you've ever written and put them all together. Would you have a novel? Probably no...
Road Trip Wednesday #76: Spin On First Kiss

Road Trip Wednesday #76: Spin On First Kiss

Welcome to our 76th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writi...
Sex In YA, Part 2: Keeping It Safe

Sex In YA, Part 2: Keeping It Safe

by Charlie Hang Two weeks ago, we discussed taboos of sex and romance in YA. This week, in part two of our mini-series about sex in YA,...
What Makes a Strong Female Character Strong?

What Makes a Strong Female Character Strong?

Who are the strong female characters in YA fantasy and science fiction? I’ll bet I can guess some of your answers. Katniss ( The Hunger Ga...
Book Review: FLUTTER by Erin Moulton

Book Review: FLUTTER by Erin Moulton

Big things are about the happen at Maple's house. Mama's going to have a baby, which means now there will be four Rittle sisters in...
Field Trip Friday: April 15, 2011

Field Trip Friday: April 15, 2011

I am filling in for the awesome Kate Hart this week. Don't fear! She'll be back soon. THIS WEEK IN WRITING - Janice...
When Your WIP Is Too Short aka Massive Panic Attack Time!

When Your WIP Is Too Short aka Massive Panic Attack Time!

I tend to talk about my stage of the process whenever it’s my turn to post at YA Highway. I figure if I’m struggling with something, chance...
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Road Trip Wednesday #75: Your Best Scar

Welcome to our 75th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writi...
Why are there so many love triangles in paranormal YA?

Why are there so many love triangles in paranormal YA?

Picture by the genius Allie Brosh, aka Hyperbole and a Half Well. For a start, there’s the whole wish fulfilment thing. Not one, but two...
Book Tour Launch for Jessi Kirby's MOONGLASS

Book Tour Launch for Jessi Kirby's MOONGLASS

We're so excited to launch Jessi Kirby's book tour for Moonglass ! Moonglass will be released by Simon & Schuster on May 3rd, ...
First Draft Guide for the Focus-Impaired Writer

First Draft Guide for the Focus-Impaired Writer

This method is ideal for: Freelancers, personal trainers, duchesses, and all other occupations where you can sneak in and out of work...
Great Characters With Disabilities In YA and MG : Guest Post by Sarah Heacox

Great Characters With Disabilities In YA and MG : Guest Post by Sarah Heacox

Today we welcome Sarah Heacox , an aspiring MG and YA author from Los Angeles. If she's not skiing or writing or running, she might be...