Young Adult Fiction Categories and Age Ranges. The two categories of young adult literature — young adult (YA or “teen fiction”) and middle grade (“MG fiction”) — are split into several age ranges to help book buyers and readers judge the age-appropriateness of the content and the writing.
Young Adult fiction, or YA, is one of the most vibrant, fun, emotionally engaging genres out there. Young Adult explores topics many genres won’t touch; it joins on the journey of personal growth and Bildungsroman (read: “coming of age”) that we all struggle through. It doesn’t hurt that.
Six Tips for Writing Young Adult Novels. by Nora Raleigh Baskin. I didn’t start out writing for children. Like many of my fellow young adult/middle-grade authors, I spent quite a few years (five) writing adult fiction before getting published.
Oct 22, 2013 · Young-adult fiction, commonly called "YA fiction," has exploded over the past decade or so: The number of YA titles published grew more than Author: Nolan Feeney.