Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series has led to an explosion of YA speculative fiction that explores mythology and folktales through the adventures of modern-day characters. What made this subgenre so popular? And who are some authors to pick up after Percy Jackson? And how has the genre expanded to feature non-Western mythologies?
What makes a novel YA?
Why is all the best literature YA and what makes it so great?
How gritty can you go?
Plus, 8 writing mistakes to be wary of.
YA is big and has been since the late 90s. But the future today doesn’t look like it did even 10 or 20 years ago. What does YA science fiction look like today?
Here are 3 things they AREN’T looking for.
And 10 that they are.
Now that YA (young adult) novels are such a large part of the book landscape, it can be a challenge … More