Mental health can be a very sensitive topic. That's why you need to be extra considerate of your readers when writing about it. Here are three things to pay special attention to when proofreading your next article.
Adults rarely understand why teens are always "moody". As a YA author, you have to know better.
Teens can be irresponsible at times. As a YA author, you can help them through your writing without patronizing them.
Peer pressure is a powerful force in determining how a teenager thinks and act. Here's why it's important for YA authors, too.
Adolescence is a controversial topic for everyone. Here's a bit of history and science to try to explain what teenagers are.
If teenagers and young adults are your target market, you need to learn how to take care of their hearts. Here's what you need to know about teen emotion as an YA author.
Have you ever stopped to think about your characters' mental health? Struggling with Anxiety Disorder has made me think about it. Here's what I learned.
"Castle On The Hill", one of Ed Sheeran's latest hits, is more than just a song: it is a very well-told story. In this post, we will talk about how he creates a "timeless moment" in his lyrics, evoking the universal feeling of nostalgia and creating an extremely relatable narrative, which can bring tears to the eyes. Let's see what we can learn from him!
When children play, most of the time they are basically creating stories. Here's what my 5-year-old cousin taught me about storytelling.
If your story were to be turned into a song, what would it sound like? Asking yourself that question can help you understand it better. Here's how.