How can you capture the hearts of readers in the growing, volatile YA market? We work with your language and give feedback to help make your YA novel a success.
Young Adult (YA) fiction is written for teens and young adults from approximately 14 to 21 years of age.
The stories told in YA fiction are as unique and varied as the age group itself!
WordsRU editors are experienced in editing fiction directed to a younger audience and, without altering your storyline, can help you to make your manuscript more appealing to young adults.
Let's face it - this is a tough audience! Young adults can spot an inauthentic voice or a story that doesn't "get" their unique perspective from the first few pages. Your WordsRU editor will help you put your story across in the right language and rhythm to reach a young audience, and provide suggestions for maintaining dramatic tension in a realistic and age-appropriate manner.
*Because PDFs are only a depiction of text that cannot be altered, the editor will return only one copy, with marks that show where and what changes are required. If you have us edit a PDF, you will have to go back to the original file and insert the changes yourself.
We are aware that you will likely require assistance after you have reviewed the edited work, and WordsRU will not close the door on your manuscript until you indicate that you are ready for us to do so. Once the edit is returned to you, your editor will:
Finally, every editing project is overseen from start to finish by the chief editor, who will monitor the progress of your project and provide assistance to you if necessary. While communication with your editor occurs through our secure messaging system, your chief editor is available to you if you need to speak to someone "live."
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