25 Of The Best Young Adult Publishers

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You’ve written a novel or nonfiction book for a young adult audience. Or you have a fantastic idea for one

The problem? You keep finding links to YA publishers who either don’t exist anymore or don’t accept unagented submissions. 

You don’t currently have an agent. But you don’t think that should hold you back. 

Welcome to our dead-link-free list of young adult publishers. We aim to make it easier to find the YA publishers most likely to love your book

Because, with or without an agent, your well-written YA book deserves a chance.

What’s In This Article:

25 Young Adult Publishers

Here’s our list of 25 young adult book publishers, some of which prefer agented submissions, but most are open to unagented and unsolicited manuscripts. 

Look through their book catalogs and see how many titles interest you or how many resemble your own book. 

Editors like to see an author who’s familiar with books they’ve published and who can point out what their book has in common with one of their best selling titles. 

Young Adult Fiction Publishers

The following options focus on fiction for young adult readers– including publishers for young adult fantasy, which is a massive genre for the young adult reader market. You’ll find all of them are open to either a variety of genres or to literary fiction in particular.

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How To Write Erotica: The Ultimate Guide

Welcome to the Authority Pub guide on how to write good erotica. 

And by “good erotica,” I mean erotic fiction that pulls your readers in, gives them what they want, and keeps them interested all the way to the end. 

These stories can be anything from erotic microfiction to full-length erotica novels. And there are things you need to know about this genre before you dive in. 

For starters, if you’re going to write for erotica readers, know what they like — and what they don’t. Find your tribe and learn from them. 

And if you don’t already know the difference between erotica and porn, you soon will. 

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101 Imaginative And Fun Author Interview Questions

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You’re ready to interview an author for your blog. Or maybe you’ve started a podcast and are wondering how to interview an author for it? 

We’re here to help — both with preparing for the interview and with making your list of author interview questions

As authors with an insatiable appetite for authentic stories, we created this post to answer the question, “What are good questions to ask an author about a book?”

There are loads of questions you could ask. But these will make the interview more enjoyable for you and your guests. 

For authors, these questions can help prepare you for interviews and know what to expect when you’re called on to talk about your work.

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13 Key Questions To Ask Beta Readers

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Your book is ready for beta readers. And, whether it’s your first book or not, this is a big deal!

You’re wondering, though, where to find these beta readers, how many you need, and what questions you should ask them to get the most benefit from their time and attention.

We’ve been there, and you have our warmest congratulations and shared excitement!

With that, welcome to our list of helpful questions for beta readers. 

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The Ultimate List of 175 Tone Words for Writers

You already know, as a writer, that your choice of words conveys more than the literal meaning. But what are tone words, and what do they add to your writing? 

Tone words in literature draw you into someone else’s head by sharing some of the author’s perspective on what they’re describing. Tone words in an essay or blog post do the same.  

We’re not as objective as we like to think, after all. Our choice of words gives us away.

But they can also make your work more interesting and relatable to your reader.

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13 Solid Reasons You Should Hire A Writing Coach

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You have a great book idea, and you know that, with a little help, you could create something that would entertain your readers or help them with something.

And you’re thinking, “I want to write a book, but where do I start?”

You need book writing help. And just reading a stack of writing books or skimming through blog posts isn’t getting you past your messy first draft (or maybe even the first page). 

You need an accessible human guide who knows what you don’t (yet) and who’s as invested in your book’s success as you are. 

Welcome to our post on 13 solid reasons you should hire a writing coach. 

What Is a Writing Coach? 

Now you’re wondering, “What does a writing consultant do?” or “How do I know whether I need writing coaching if I don’t even know what a writing coach is?” 

Depending on what you need, a writing coach can help in the following ways:

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25 Of The Best Grants For Writers To Fund Their Craft

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You’ve heard about government grants for writers, but you don’t know where to find them or whether you even qualify for any of them. 

True, some of them are for residents of a specific state. And some are for applicants of a specific demographic. 

But plenty of them only require that you submit high-quality work for their consideration. And the need-based ones don’t even require that. 

To help you find the best grant options for you, we’ve collected 23 of the best grants for writers living in the United States. 

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