What Questions Do You Ask Yourself When Starting a YA book?
I know you’ve said you often start writing a new book by asking a question. What questions prompt some of your young adult novels?
“How does a boy go on keeping his dad’s mental illness a secret?” (The Keeper)
“Should a girl risk her own life to try to save her dad in a blizzard?” (Blizzard’s Wake)
“What does a teenage boy have to do to escape from a strange lost-in-time community?” (Sang Spell)
“How does a boy triumph over his bullies?” (Going Where It’s Dark)
“How does a girl adjust from being part of a couple to being single again?” (Alice Alone)