Come and join me in my exclusive teen club! We all know YA writers are kids at heart. Chances are most people reading this post have Twitter already. There is a huge community of writers on Twitter, a million ways to learn more about the craft, and a bazillion opportunities that pop up all the time. I never would have met my awesome CPs. Which brings me to:.
Writing Tips for Teen Writers | Young Writers
I read that same article and thought some of the exact same things. Teen writing does not suck, what's funny is that there are several authors that had their first novel published in their teen novels. Never underestimate the power of a teenager! Happy Monday! Not really. Loved the post Brigid, loved the post. Thanks so much Brigid, for linking to that blog!
Write Now: How Teens Can Start Their Own Writing Group
One of the best ways to develop your craft is to join — or start — a writing group. Writing is a solitary activity, so building a community is a wonderful way to connect and collaborate. I love the inspiration that I get from my writing group and from working with teenage writers through the mentoring organization Girls Write Now. In addition to matching adult writers with teenage girls who love to write, GWN hosts monthly genre-specific writing workshops, similar to writing groups. Professional writers use groups to workshop their novels, memoirs, and screenplays.
Show less Becoming a teenage author is an attainable goal, but you'll need to work hard to reach it. Writing a book is challenging at any age, but you can do it! If you want to write a book, start by finding your story idea. Then, plot out your story and quickly write a first draft.