Best-selling writers including John Green and Veronica Roth share their strategies for crafting authentic, relatable teen characters—even in fantasy worlds.
- Think Like a Teen
- Find the “Emotional Truth” of the Teenage Experience
- A Good Pop-Culture Reference Goes a Long Way
- Get Input From Real Teenagers
- Use Slang Words at Your Own Risk
- Keep It Moving
- It’s Okay for YA To Get Dark
- Find the “Kernel of Hope.”
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