Q/A with Bokerah Brumley

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: I think the hardest part is coming up with something original, or a fresh take on something that’s been done before. When exactly did you know you wanted to be a writer?: ...

Q/A with YA Author Chad Swayden

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: The hardest part about writing YA lit is keeping the reader engaged. Of course, that applies to writing for anyone, regardless of your target audience, but I think that young adults have ...

Q/A with YA Author Bronwen Skye

Website: https://bronwenskye.wordpress.com/ What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: Finding the time, but when you do it’s so rewarding! When exactly did you know you wanted to be a writer?: I have been writing since my teens.  First I ...

Interview with author Philip J Gould

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: I think the hardest part to writing YA lit is entertaining myself when writing the story.  Sure, it’s equally important, and just as difficult, coming up with an interesting idea, theme, set ...

Q/A with YA Author Luke J. Morris

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: Getting the writing done. Generating ideas is pretty easy, as ideas are everywhere.  Editing and revising are hard work, but generally simple processes, once you know what you’re trying to say. For ...

Q/A with YA Author Brenda Pandos

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: Writing fast enough to keep up with my audience’s consumption habits. When exactly did you know you wanted to be a writer?: When I finished my first novel and wanted to hold ...

Q/A with YA Author Terri Luckey

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: The hardest part about any writing is keeping at it, even on days when it’s not going well. You have no one but yourself to make sure you stay on track. The ...

Q/A with YA author Marlene Bierworth

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: The hardest thing for me in writing for the present day youth market is to stay true to my mission statement and my world view. I am sad to see such a ...

Interview with YA Author Leigh Mitchell

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: The hardest part about writing YA literature to me is creating ideas that haven’t already been done a hundred different ways. No matter what plot you create, you’re still going to be ...

Author interview with Phyllis H. Moore

What’s the hardest part of writing YA fiction? Keeping up with jargon and what’s hot. I tend to set my stories in the past, so the spirits drift between time. The emotions, angst, turmoil,and uncertainty are memorable for most of ...