Tag Archives: YA mysteries

“Understand the whole crime”: at the YA Mystery Master Class!

At Crime Bake today, Master Class, “Writing the YA Mystery”: Peter Abrahams skipped deftly past trying to precisely define “young adult” (YA) versus “middle grades,” and dug into the heart of good mystery writing: Even if you don’t outline your … Continue reading

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YA Mysteries: Choosing to Write a Stand-Alone or a Series

At first glance, this can look like a very simple decision: You write one “young adult” mystery. If it goes well, gets reasonable amounts of readers, and you think of more situations for your characters, you turn it into a … Continue reading

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