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ALA Recap + Pics!

ALA Recap + Pics!

ALA was awesome! This, I'm sure you've heard -- in fact, you've probably jotted down next year's dates and location (Anaheim...
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Road Trip Wednesday #85: Best Book of the Month

Welcome to our 85th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writ...
THE DAY BEFORE by Lisa Schroeder: An Interview in Verse!

THE DAY BEFORE by Lisa Schroeder: An Interview in Verse!

We're thrilled to help promote Lisa Schroeder's newest novel, The Day Before , for her Teen Book Scene blog tour! We had the chance ...
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Buildin' a Heart Bridge to Your Reader

The other day, I read something in an interview that struck me with the full force of a unicorn headbutt. (Now that's striking!) The int...
How to Kick Your Characters Out of the Car

How to Kick Your Characters Out of the Car

credit Road trip. Nothing but you, a bag with a change of clothes, a killer playlist and the few people you know best in the world. Y...
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When Jealousy Turns Ugly

Jealousy is a normal emotion. I mean, I’m pretty sure that anyone who claims to never, ever be jealous is either a) lying or b) secretly a...
Field Trip Friday: June 24, 2011

Field Trip Friday: June 24, 2011

This week our lovely Kate Hart is off to ALA, so I agreed to fill in for the Field Trip! Hopefully I will not be lynched by an angry mo...
WANDERLOVE by Kirsten Hubbard: Cover Reveal!

WANDERLOVE by Kirsten Hubbard: Cover Reveal!

Early this morning, I discovered (thanks to the magic of Google Alerts) that my second book with Delacorte/Random House, WANDERLOVE , is ava...
Obsessed.

Obsessed.

I think most writers are familiar with obsession. Not in a creepy way (...necessarily). But more of us are obsessed with ideas, stories—and ...
Road Trip Wednesday #84 The Roof Is On Fire!

Road Trip Wednesday #84 The Roof Is On Fire!

source Welcome to our 84th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a ...
Positions for Writers

Positions for Writers

.....to write in. Of course. by Alejandro Escamilla, via Unsplash I read a proposal once, and I dearly wish I could find it to link b...
Book Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Book Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he di...
YA Highway Welcomes New Additions!

YA Highway Welcomes New Additions!

~* YA Highway is excited to announce seven new additions to the blog! *~   You'll probably recognize these fabulous writers from around...
Are You Going to ALA?

Are You Going to ALA?

Field Trip Friday: June 17, 2011

Field Trip Friday: June 17, 2011

THIS WEEK IN WRITING - Learn yoga for writers with Between the Margins. - Author Laura Pauling has five tips for a rockin&#...
Book Review: Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers

Book Review: Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers

Last September, Lisa Desrochers's debut novel PERSONAL DEMONS hit shelves, and it was one of my favorite YA paranormal romances of the ...
Road Trip Wednesday #83: The Elevator Pitch

Road Trip Wednesday #83: The Elevator Pitch

Welcome to our 83rd Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly wr...
Defining Success In Writing

Defining Success In Writing

So I sorta borrowed this topic from Rachelle Gardner’s post awhile ago regarding defining success as a writer. I thought about it and reali...
Happy Graduation Day, Emilia!

Happy Graduation Day, Emilia!

Review: Chaos Unleashed by Barry Hoffman

Review: Chaos Unleashed by Barry Hoffman

The summary, from the back of the book: One girl must learn that being true to yourself is one of life's greatest honors.  Nothing...
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YA Fairy Tale Retellings

Fairy tales have endured for hundreds of years for a reason: they are a mix of the simple and the complex; they appeal to our sense of mor...
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Anniversary Giveaway Winners

A huge thanks to everyone who entered our two-year anniversary giveaway ! Here are the winners of our prize packages, as determined using ra...
Field Trip Friday Special Edition: The WSJ and #YASaves

Field Trip Friday Special Edition: The WSJ and #YASaves

- Usually, I post "the big news" of the week as part of our Friday round up, but there was just too much to include on this topi...