I have to admit, I had no idea this was such a hot topic especially among writers.
But it’s one for parents, too, who want to help their kids grow in appropriate ways but without getting in over their heads.
R.L. LaFevers provides some solid insight and understandings about what makes teens tick and how that works in books for teens. It really is about more than word counts; it’s about how children and teens grow. Read her post here.
And if you missed my initial post about Young Adult vs. Middle Grade books, click here.