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Make Your YA Novel a Reality with David Bowles

Do you aspire to become the next Jacqueline Woodson, Suzanne Collins, or Benjamin Saenz? From dystopian adventures to explorations of young romance to coming-of-age stories, the demand for fiction for young adult readers is as strong as ever. But how do you take a YA novel from concept to reality?

In this three-part course, award-winning author David Bowles will guide participants through the process of developing their ideas for a YA novel from a concept to a synopsis and first chapter. We will discuss stylistic elements when writing longform fiction for teens—prose novels, novels-in-verse, graphic novels. We will also learn how to prepare to pitch YA (young adult) projects to agents and/or editors.

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