A certain young lady, who’s guest-posted here, has a blog of her own. She’s a fellow writer, as you know, and I read her posts regularly. Yesterday, she wrote an article that was both succinct and very, very truthful. Everything in it needed to be said. So, today, it appears as a re-blog on here.
YA Publication Submission Guidelines
– post by Allison the Writer
The following is a one item of criteria in the YA book submission guidelines of a publishing company, which I shall not name for the sake of politeness:
An age-appropriate romantic element, even if it’s not the main focus of the story
Seriously? I’m not trying to impose my prudishness on anybody; it’s just that I find it strange that there’s a presumption that teens really want their books to have a romantic angle to them…….129 more words