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A New Year's Message from YAH's Resident Apocalypse Advertiser

Hello friends! I'm Emilia, your resident Apocalypse Advertiser, and I'm here to tell you that despite scientific claims to the c...
Field Trip Friday: The Big News of 2011

Field Trip Friday: The Big News of 2011

2011 has been another amazing year, and once again, we have you wonderful readers to thank for it. Last year , I mentioned we were exci...
On Responding Graciously

On Responding Graciously

In the publishing world, we spend a lot of time getting ourselves accustomed to rejection. We steel ourselves for it. We tell ourselves...
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Road Trip Wednesday #111: Best Books of the Year

Welcome to our 111th Road Trip Wednesday!  Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly wr...
Memes Make Writing Rules More Fun!

Memes Make Writing Rules More Fun!

Please excuse my dear Aunt Sally . My very educated mother just served us noodles . (Anyone else still sad about Pluto? Just me?) They&#...
Field Trip Friday: December 23, 2011

Field Trip Friday: December 23, 2011

Apologies for the abbreviated version of the round up this week, but be sure to come back next Friday for a look at 2011! THIS WEEK ...
Villains! And Villanesses!

Villains! And Villanesses!

I don't think I've been very forthcoming on my feelings about the new ABC show, Once Upon a Time. Here they are in a nutshell: I lo...
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RTW #110: Where Do You Buy Books?

Welcome to our 110th Road Trip Wednesday!   Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writ...
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Winter Giveaway Winners!

  AT LONG LAST... Here are the winners of YA Highway's Third Annual Winter Giveaway!! (winners, we'll email you soon with de...
How To Share Your Favorite Books and Authors

How To Share Your Favorite Books and Authors

Intriguing book-related trivia at the cafe. One of, if not the,  best ways for a book to build buzz and gain new readers is by word of...
The Wizarding World of...Colorado?

The Wizarding World of...Colorado?

When I went to visit my friend Shayla at Colorado State University, she was about to try out for the Quidditch team. "I want to be a Ke...
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Asking Why

Why am I writing this story? It seems like a simple question. And hey, the answer is pretty damn important. You’d think it would stay in m...
Field Trip Friday: December 16, 2011

Field Trip Friday: December 16, 2011

THIS WEEK IN WRITING - How does author Cassandra Clare battle writer's block? She copies the technique of Dr. House . - When it...