Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
Marissa Lingen
mrissa

YA vs. Adult (Made Simple)

sartorias was talking about the boundaries between YA and adult fiction, and I have a very easy answer.

In the early drafts of YA novels, the characters sigh all the time.
In the early drafts of grown-up novels, the characters twitch all the time, mostly about the lips.

No, obviously this cannot just be me; my experiences are universal, aren't they?

returns to "Find [twitch]"....
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