Young Adults in Adult Fiction

What:
panel
When:
Sunday Aug 23   01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Where:
CC - Bays 111C
Tags:
Characters Young_Adult adult Young_Adult
How are young adults portrayed in adult fiction? Is writing a young adult character in adult fiction different than writing a young adult character for YA fiction? Do young adult characters in adult fiction attract young adult readers to adult fiction, and is that good thing? Do authors have to abide by the same expectations as YA authors when writing younger characters?