The YA genre, tailored to 13- to 18-year-old readers, is a hot publishing market. Explore the mechanics of what teens want to read so you can best succeed. Delve into characterization, plot structure and dialogue tips by using bestselling YA books as examples. Learn how to take your idea or character and build it into a not-to-be-put-down story. Through the guidance of a published author, discover how to find your unique writing voice and how to build conflict and plot twists. Meet writers with similar interests so you can build your writing support network.