How to keep your finger on the pulse of the YA writing world?
1) Read YA lit like a fiend.
2) Subscribe to the Goodreads YA newsletter.
3) Follow author blogs/websites.
4) Follow amazing YA lit blogs!
Here are some of my favorites (click the graphic to go to the blog):
P.S. I sometimes disagree with their reviews, but I am always grateful for the way they keep me up to speed on what’s new in the YA world.
P.P.S. I actually follow about 80 writing- & literature-related blogs (not to mention the OCD-related, faith-related, and miscellaneous blogs I follow). I hope to introduce you to some more amazing blogs soon.
P.P.P.S. I don’t watch TV. (The answer to your question of “How do you have the time to read so many blogs?”)