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Two Year Anniversary Giveaway!

Two Year Anniversary Giveaway!

Two years ago, we were just five women who’d met on Absolute Write , and who had just enough in common that Kirsten Hubbard decided to ask i...
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POSSESSION by Elana Johnson + Giveaway

We're so excited to help launch Elana Johnson's thrilling dystopian novel, Possession , for her Teen Book Scene blog tour! Possessio...
BEA Recap, Hooray!

BEA Recap, Hooray!

So, BEA! Wow. BOOKS! AUTHORS! I wish I could recap more eloquently, but I'm still half brain-dead from a couple dozen miles ...
Field Trip Friday: May 27, 2011

Field Trip Friday: May 27, 2011

Kate Hart is out in the woods this week strangling bears and kicking Chuck Norris's ass, so I'm filling her thigh-high combat bo...
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Road Trip Wednesday #80: Inspirational People

Welcome to our 80th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writi...
How to Start a Writers' Group (And Keep It Going)

How to Start a Writers' Group (And Keep It Going)

by Padurariu Alexandru, via Unsplash The benefits that come from having your work critiqued, and critiquing the works of others, is un...
Field Trip Friday: May 20, 2011

Field Trip Friday: May 20, 2011

THIS WEEK IN WRITING - Author Elizabeth Craig on the power of saying no .  - The Rejectionist on letting go of things that d...
Why Plotting Sucks and How to Make it Suck Less

Why Plotting Sucks and How to Make it Suck Less

source I suck at plotting. This realization has been a long time coming. When I first beamed at my open laptop with a sparkle in my ey...
SHUT OUT ARC Winner!

SHUT OUT ARC Winner!

The winner of an ARC of Kody Keplinger's SHUT OUT is... Lily Meade! email us at yahighway(at)gmail(dot)com so we can send you the b...
Road Trip Wednesday #79: Your Writing Goal Rewards

Road Trip Wednesday #79: Your Writing Goal Rewards

Welcome to our XXth Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writ...
Writing Myths Busted

Writing Myths Busted

source 1. You're either born with it, or you're not. Sure, some people have a natural knack with words and a killer imagination...
Shadow Cities

Shadow Cities

You think you know a place. There are the streets you drive down, the shops you buy your groceries from, the houses you walk past every da...
Field Trip Friday: May 13.... um, 14, 2011

Field Trip Friday: May 13.... um, 14, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK You might notice Field Trip Friday is up on Saturday. That's thanks to this week's massive Blogger fai...
5 Fast Differences Between YA and MG

5 Fast Differences Between YA and MG

A creative writing major could focus her thesis on the differences between young adult and middle grade novels. There are tons of articl...
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Road Trip Wednesday #78: Who Should Narrate the Audio Book?

Welcome to our 78th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly ...
ARC Giveaway of Kody Keplinger's SHUT OUT!

ARC Giveaway of Kody Keplinger's SHUT OUT!

We're giving away an ARC of Kody Keplinger's second novel, SHUT OUT ! Shut Out is "A contemporary reimagining of the Greek pl...
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The Writing Life Through the Eyes of the Outside World (And Your Cat)

If you're reading this, you probably view the writing life as pretty normal. To write requires focus, determination, and lots of time sp...
Publishing Interviews: Noa Wheeler, editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

Publishing Interviews: Noa Wheeler, editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

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