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Road Trip Wednesday

Road Trip Wednesday

This week's topic: Tell us a song from your current writing playlist. Answer via comments, your own blog, tumblr, twitter (hashtag #...
License to Drive

License to Drive

I was part of an interesting twitter conversation a couple weeks ago about road trips and first cars. The conversation started with the obse...
Field Trip Friday: April 25, 2014

Field Trip Friday: April 25, 2014

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK Conversations about diversity and representation continued this week, spurred in part by the announcement that J...
April Reads for the Road

April Reads for the Road

Hey everyone! Back again with a handful of reading recommendations straight from the mouths of YA Highwayers. Reads for the Roads works l...
Road Trip Wednesday

Road Trip Wednesday

This week's topic: What was your favorite book as a child? Answer via comments, your own blog, tumblr, twitter (hashtag #roadtripwed...
I'm Still Here

I'm Still Here

I have stopped taking part in the “diversity problem in children’s lit” conversation. Diversity in the literature I read (mostly YA) matt...
The Shining Places

The Shining Places

I’ll be honest: I haven’t gotten much writing done in the last while. I'm a stay at home parent to an almost-three year old, so my day...
Field Trip Friday: April 17, 2014

Field Trip Friday: April 17, 2014

THE BIG NEWS THIS WEEK - YA Highway is one of Writer Digest's Top 101 Blogs for Writers ! We're excited and humbled to receive...
Writing Horror: Scary Writing Prompt Game #16

Writing Horror: Scary Writing Prompt Game #16

Happy Thursday, Spookies! Welcome to another round of the scary writing prompt game. Again, here's how it works: I'll announce the...
Road Trip Wednesday

Road Trip Wednesday

This week's topic: Tell us an author who inspires you. Answer via comments, your own blog, tumblr, twitter, anywhere! (Note: we'...
YA Authors on Instagram

YA Authors on Instagram

I adore Instagram. In the couple years I've been a member, I've loved the way it's encouraged me to think about my day a litt...
Guest Post by Yvonne Ventresca: Characters on the Autism Spectrum

Guest Post by Yvonne Ventresca: Characters on the Autism Spectrum

Today at YA Highway we're featuring a guest post in honor of National Austism Awareness Month by author Yvonne Ventresca .  Yvonne's...