Young-Adult Fiction

WHY I RETELL FAIRY TALES

Today’s readers expect a more fully developed, unobtrusive presentation that allows readers to immerse themselves into the story as if they were living it.

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YOUNG-ADULT FICTION: What Makes a Great Novel For Boys?

When these traits are combined into one story, the reader is hooked from the beginning, keeps turning the pages, and at the end is left hungry for more.

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Violence in Young-Adult Fiction: Acceptable, Beneficial, or Inexcusable?

Violence in fiction has the potential to be destructive, but used appropriately, it can serve the story and the reader well.

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Profanity in Young-Adult Fiction

Writing is largely about making choices, and writers of young-adult fiction are faced with decisions about how much, if any, profanity to in their work.

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