NEWSFLASH: The Editor to Write “Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies”

Dear Readers…

I’m proud to announce that I’ll be writing “Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies” for Wiley Publishers’ For Dummies line. The book is scheduled to publish June 2011.

In the meantime, I’ll continue posting new questions from writers—and my answers—here on Keep those great questions coming!

Oh, and keep your eyes peeled for my next Free Edit Giveaway Contest. is juuuuuuust about at the six-month anniversary mark….

Happy writing!

The Editor


  1. Writing for Dummies, huh? Well, as a mature and struggling dummy, let me know whenever you want some bad bad Leroy Brown YA fiction to hack into for examples! Boy, will you be busy! LOL.

  2. Congrats!!!!! From the time that I’ve been reading your blog, you have such a wonderful supportive way with authors, young and “mature”. I think you will do a great job…and I will definitely purchase the book knowing it will be highly readable!

  3. Awesome, Deborah!!! Congrats! I can see it having fabulous insight with that humorous edge you do everything with. Can’t wait to read it!!!!

  4. What great news. I imagine it’ll be such fun to write and even more to read. Hey, publication date is less than a year away. Good for the rest of us!

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