Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market by Victoria Hanley

Title: Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market

Author: Victoria Hanley
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: May 1, 2012
Overall: 4/5
Source: From Publisher, For Review

What do you need to know to break in to the flourishing young adult (YA) market? With humor and a solid grounding in reality, author Victoria Hanley helps readers understand the ins and outs of the YA genre, how to stay inspired, and how to avoid common mistakes writers make in trying to reach teens. This book includes unique writing exercises to help readers find their own authentic teen voice and dozens of interviews with YA authors, blogging experts, editors, and agents to give inspiration and guidance for getting published. Chapters include writing exercises and self-editing techniques tailored to YA, along with encouraging words on dealing with self-doubt, rejection, and lack of time.

 Review:
Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market is a great book for writers that have just entered or want to enter the Young Adult genre. The synopsis describes the book perfectly as the book offers exactly all the elements mentioned and more.
My favorite aspect of Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market is how the book is not only geared towards authors wanting to enter the Young Adult market, but how it also offers a wide variety of suggestions and skill enhancing exercises for authors who have not yet decided what their next step in their writing career will be. Victoria Hanley shares different aspects of the most popular genres in addition to Young Adult, and this book is a really great reference for authors who are in their early writing stages to obtain a greater understanding of all the opportunities there are.
Victoria Hanley definitely made Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market an engaging and enjoyable read for readers and writers of all ages. With interviews, tips, and exercises among a variety of the “how to’s” of writing, this is a great reference book for all those who are interested in becoming a writer. I would definitely recommend Wild Ink: Success Secrets to Writing and Publishing in the Young Adult Market to those who are in their early stages of their writing career!
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An Enjoyable Read, Well Written, Recommended

 

**Please Note: This review is my honest opinion and I received no monetary compensation from it.**
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