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Road Trip Wednesday #94: Best Book of the Month

Welcome to our 94th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly wr...
How to Have a Successful IRL Co-Writing Session

How to Have a Successful IRL Co-Writing Session

Writing can be a lonely, alienating endeavor, with hours spent only in the company of the characters bickering in your head. Arranging to ...
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First Lines Contest Voting

Last week, we posted a first lines contest with really awesome prizes, and so, so many of you entered your amazing first lines. So many of ...
Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Spin offs are a tricky thing. When done well, they can add great insight and new layers to a world the author created in a previous work. ...
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On Being a Role Model

For some reason, my school thinks I’m a good role model. To the point that they’ve actually hired me to be a role model. I’m signed up as ...
Field Trip Friday: August 26, 2011

Field Trip Friday: August 26, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK An article in the New York Times claims, among other things, that boys don't read because children's li...
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Great News For One Of Our Own!

We at YA Highway are very excited for our lovely contributer, Lee Bross! Her book deal, under a pen name, was announced today on Publisher&...
~YA Highway First Lines Contest!~

~YA Highway First Lines Contest!~

First lines are very important. (Okay, I sort of wasted that one, but I'm talking about books, not blog posts) Most are forgettable, ev...
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Road Trip Wednesday #93: Writer's Block

Welcome to our 93th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly w...
An Interview with Sonia Gensler, Author of THE REVENANT

An Interview with Sonia Gensler, Author of THE REVENANT

YA Highway is excited to be part of the Teen Book Scene blog tour for THE REVENANT by Sonia Gensler! About THE REVENANT: When Willie ...
3 Writing Lessons Learned While Backpacking Europe

3 Writing Lessons Learned While Backpacking Europe

The Eiffel Tower, after 10PM :) You know that sinking feeling in your stomach when something goes wrong, and there are no clear solutions...
The YA Highway Quickstart Guide to Submitting Short Fiction

The YA Highway Quickstart Guide to Submitting Short Fiction

credit Short stories are a great way to exercise your writerly brain without having to dedicate months to getting a draft out. Plot, c...
Talking About Your Writing

Talking About Your Writing

Source This isn’t what I planned to blog about today. But it’s something that’s been on my mind, and an unrelated conversation among Y...
Field Trip Friday: August 19, 2011

Field Trip Friday: August 19, 2011

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK Sketchballs. Publish America promises to show your book to JK Rowling, for the low low price of $49-- the link...
What Kind of Mentor Do You Need?

What Kind of Mentor Do You Need?

Everyone gets inspired by different things. Everyone writes in unique ways. But if you're reading this blog, you probably already know t...
Road Trip Wednesday #92: Real Life Settings

Road Trip Wednesday #92: Real Life Settings

credit Welcome to our 92nd Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a...