Young Adult (YA)

YA fiction can cover any genre but is written for an audience that ranges between 12 and 18. Your language and the experiences of your main characters must be in keeping with what's appropriate for your target reader. Authors of popular YA titles include JK Rowling, Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge.

6 min read
22nd January 2024
18th April 2024

“If only I could get that publishing contract! Just that first publishing contract…”

How often have you thought that? Most unpublished...

8 min read
27th September 2023
17th October 2023
Do it again! Nicola Garrard discusses the ups and downs of writing a sequel and how her experiences with teenage refugees in Calais shaped her new...