Saturday, 19 April 2014

UK Young Adult Fiction Day

Today is our first UK Young Adult Fiction Day, here in the middle Saturday of our designated UKYA month, and there are many online events taking place: twitter chats and updates - see #UKYA or #UKYADay on Twitter for details - Facebook stuff and blog posts.

UK YA Day is about celebrating homegrown YA fiction in a popular genre where many readers turn to US writers for their teen fiction fix. Nothing wrong with that - we all love the great YA fiction that's been coming out of the States in recent years!

But YA writers like myself also want to give a great big shout-out to all the fantastic British authors working in the Young Adult fiction field.

So today, check out some YA fiction from UK authors - try UKYA and Project UKYA for some preliminary ideas and names - and see what all the fuss is about!

Here are two of mine ...

WITCHSTRUCK: A teen witch is servant to the imprisoned Princess Elizabeth Tudor
WITCHFALL: Teen witch Meg Lytton learns to summon spirits with Tudor conjuror John Dee

3 comments:

  1. Great post :)

    Also, I liked the UK Tudor Witch cover best.

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  2. Thanks Sian and Cora, it's great to have your support! Victoria x

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Many thanks for visiting my website and commenting! Victoria.