Writing YA

Can I include edgy content?
1024 683 Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Welcome back, authors, to the YA Fundamentals series, where I talk about the common problems and points of confusion I see in my clients’ manuscripts most often. Next up is…

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How long should my story be?
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Welcome back to the YA Fundamental series, lovely authors! Today I’m talking about word count in YA manuscripts, which is something I see my clients getting in a muddle over all…

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How old should your main character be?
1024 684 Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Thanks for joining me, YA genre authors! Next up in my YA Fundamentals series is character age, something that trips up a lot of my clients. Does it really matter…

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Which age group is YA for?
1024 683 Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Oh hey, YA authors! Are you struggling to work out the difference between middle grade and YA, or between YA and adult? Wondering what mistakes you need to avoid if…

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