The elements of storytelling are the same for young adult fiction and adult fiction, but writers of young adult fiction must come at those elements with a wholly different mindset. After all, this category has its own rules, its own quirks, and its own very opinionated audience: teens and tweens.
Young Adult fiction, or YA, is one of the most vibrant, fun, emotionally engaging genres out there. Young Adult explores topics many genres won’t touch; it joins on the journey of personal growth and Bildungsroman (read: “coming of age”) that we all struggle through. It doesn’t hurt that.
Six Tips for Writing Young Adult Novels. by Nora Raleigh Baskin. I didn’t start out writing for children. Like many of my fellow young adult/middle-grade authors, I spent quite a few years (five) writing adult fiction before getting published.
Oct 22, · Young-adult fiction, commonly called "YA fiction," has exploded over the past decade or so: The number of YA titles published grew more than Author: Nolan Feeney.