Keys to Creating Compelling Young Adult Characters

“One of the reasons I love writing YA, is teenagers make a lot of bad choices.” Author and writing instructor Christina Hoag enjoys writing novels with teenage protagonists and antagonists because this age group tends to get themselves into a lot of predicaments, which makes for compelling characters and stories. The key is to have well-rounded characters that are making these bad choices. This means that your characters can't be all bad. Maybe their intentions weren't necessarily bad, or they have...
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