Tips for Writing YA Novels

Once I realized that the manuscript I’d been tinkering with and sending out to publishers for years was a YA novel, my tactics changed.

Knowing who my target audience was made improving and editing the manuscript easier, actually. I used many of the tips found at

Eight Habits of Highly Successful YA Writers

After I’d polished the manuscript, I then started querying YA publishers.

Melange Books LLC ( will publish Ken’s War in the summer.


beth-2013.jpg Beth Fowler


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