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Field Trip Friday: August 31, 2012

Field Trip Friday: August 31, 2012

THIS WEEK IN WRITING - Sarah Fine has a great five-part series on writer's block from a psychological perspective, including a pos...
Query Series + GIVEAWAY: Claire Legrand and Diana Fox Discuss THE CAVENDISH HOME FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

Query Series + GIVEAWAY: Claire Legrand and Diana Fox Discuss THE CAVENDISH HOME FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

In out query series, authors discuss the queries that landed their agents, and the agents explain why the query worked. Today, we are ...
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Giveaway Winner: Redemption by Veronique Launier

The winner of last week's giveaway of Redemption by Veronique Launier is: Onge! Congratulations, Onge, and expect an email from me ...
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Road Trip Wednesday #145: Best Book of August

Welcome to our 145th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a w...
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All the Small Things

(If you just got Blink 182 in your head, I'm sorry. Actually I'm not. Ha!) It's all in the details. (Photo credit: Uri Baru...
Celebrity Authors

Celebrity Authors

Love 'em or hate 'em, celebrities generate some serious book deals in the publishing world. And though memoirs had previously been t...
Traditional Publishing: A Poor Exercise in Vanity

Traditional Publishing: A Poor Exercise in Vanity

A few days ago, the HuffingtonPost published an article by Bernard Starr called  "The New Vanity Publishing: Traditional Publishing.&...
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Stretching Your Horror-Writing Muscle with Short Stories

I would say that one of my earliest horror influences, besides Stephen King and RL Stine, would be a series by Alvin Schwartz entitled Scary...
Field Trip Friday: August 24, 2012

Field Trip Friday: August 24, 2012

THIS WEEK IN WRITING - International Thriller Writers announces a new YA category for their 2013 awards ! - Check out this great inst...
Giveaway: Redemption By Veronique Launier

Giveaway: Redemption By Veronique Launier

YA Highway is excited today to host a giveaway of a signed copy of Veronique Launier's Redemption ! The book's blurb:  Guillaum...
Review: If I Lie by Corrine Jackson

Review: If I Lie by Corrine Jackson

Summary from Goodreads : Quinn’s done the unthinkable: she kissed a guy who is not Carey, her boyfriend. And she got caught. Being branded...
Road Trip Wednesday #144: WiP Love List

Road Trip Wednesday #144: WiP Love List

Welcome to our 144th Road Trip Wednesday! Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a wee...
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Not Who You Think They Are: A Character-Building Exercise

Quick! Describe your main character in a list of words. … … … Got a solid list going? Awesome. Now take every word on that list… and ...