S6, E106: Can YA Have X?

Digging into the question of what kind of content is, and isn’t, allowed in young adult fiction!



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News & Notes:

  • Pup Dog
  • The release of Langford’s Leap!
  • This year’s trip: Vancouver!
  • Thoughts on Tales of Vesperia
  • Broken Wing progress

Going Forward

  • Frequent author questions of “can I have profanity in YA”, “can I have sex in YA?”, what about violence? “Sensitive topics” like mental illness, crime, racism, bullying, etc?
  • What is YA?
  • Examples of YA with “adult” content
  • What matters is the who and the how!
  • So what isn’t allowed?