Deborah Halverson


Deborah Halverson is the author of Writing New Adult Fiction and Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies, as well as the teen novels Big Mouth and Honk If You Hate Me, and other books for young readers. Formerly an editor at Harcourt Children's Books and now a freelancer specializing in New Adult fiction and teen/tween fiction, Deborah has been working with authors—bestsellers, veterans, debut, and aspiring—for twenty years. She is also the founder of the popular writers’ advice site and serves on the advisory board for the UC San Diego Extension “Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating” certificate program.