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Newsletters for the YA Writer

By Riv Begun

Ok, we get it. Sometimes newsletters can be annoying (not ours, though!) but that’s only if they don’t provide you with value. I recommend unsubscribing to the ones that you don’t read, and making sure that every newsletter you receive is right for you.

That’s where this article comes in. Recommending the useful newsletters for you. If you sign up for the right ones, it’s like a daily dose of education right to your inbox.

Luckily, there are plenty of writers, editors and publishing professionals writing great newsletters that will up your writing and publishing game. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of newsletters for YA writers that work for you!

One More Question

A newsletter by Britany Robinson with everything from deadline reminders to writing exercises. This is a great writing newsletter to start out.


Ann Handley shares writing tips, marketing ideas, and other miscellaneous writing topics in this easy to digest newsletter.

Where to Pitch

Specifically resources for freelance writers, from how to make money as a freelancer to setting rates.

Millenial Writer Life

Prince Shakur writes about investments, residencies, and living as a millennial writer.

Agents + Books

Kate Mckean dishes on how to find an agent and how to write a book. This is a great resource for those about to start querying or those interested in knowing more about the world of agents.

Austin Kleon

Looking for inspiration? Austin shares art, writing, and creative inspiration each week in this popular newsletter.

The Freelance Beat

Interested in learning more about freelance writing? Tatiana Walk-Morris talks about what it takes to be a freelance journalist and her own personal experience in the industry.

Funds for Writers

Funds for Writers is just what it sounds like, a resource for paying opportunities for writers. This is great if you’d like to find ways to make money from your writing.

Freelance Writing Jobs

This great newsletter sends weekly links to payed writing jobs, freelance and part-time.

Nikesh’s writing tips

A writing tip, a writing prompt, and a writing anecdote to get your creative juices flowing. For some people, this could be a great resource to keep them writing at least once a week.

Jami Attenberg

Jami Attenberg writes one of my favorite newsletters, on everything from her life to writing to touring. She also has a yearly accountability group, 1000 Words of Summer.

Riv Begun

I also have my own newsletter where I share thoughts on a writing life, book recommendations, and my most recent articles. If you’re interested in reading the thoughts of a writer and keeping up with the articles I write for Voyage, sign up here!

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