Now you might be thinking oh gee Jennifer, thanks a lot. We know this, babe. But hear me out: it's young adult, so it should be about a young.
Like many of my fellow young adult/middle-grade authors, I spent quite a few years (five) writing adult fiction before getting published. Then a well-intentioned .
Some authors believe the intent to write for young readers is a prerequisite of YA fiction; others don't even realize their books will be labeled as.