Secrets to Writing Middle-Grade and YA Fiction

With over 18 years’ experience in publishing, literary agent Jennifer De Chiara shares everything you need to know to write stand-out middle-grade and young-adult fiction. You'll learn the specifics of the middle-grade and young adult categories, how to come up with a great story idea, and how to craft your story from beginning to end. You'll also explore the keys to creating memorable characters, finding the right POV for your story, using subplots, developing a distinctive voice, discovering the theme for your book, and creating the perfect setting. What will make your YA or middle-grade story stand out in the slush pile? You'll have to join Jennifer to find out!