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Your Guide to Reading, Writing, and Publishing Young Adult Literature
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Special thanks to Pam HarrisKara TaylorAva JaePaige ChristensonBookshelvers AnonymousSandi JonesLynn(e) SchmidtLeonicka ValciusStephanie AllenKirsten HubbardAmy LukavicsStephanie Kuehn, and especially Kelly JensenTracey Neithercott, and Sarah Enni for their help in gathering resources.

Writer's Realm

YA Wharf -- All about Young Adult literature
Resource Rock -- General writing resources
Genre Coast -- What am I actually writing?
Word Count Cove -- How long should my book be? 

Writing Basics:

Writing Concepts:

After the First Draft:

Writer's Life:
Industry Island

Port of Publishing -- General publishing resources
Publishing Prairie -- An introduction to how traditional publishing works
Editorial Empire -- Careers in publishing

Getting Published:

Writing Careers:

Reader Region

Book Club Cruise -- Finding bookish friends
Book Covers -- How they're made, blogs about, controversy
E-book Estates -- Choosing an e-reader, their role in industry
Fort Friends and Family -- How to support your favorite writers
Libraries -- Importance of, careers in

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