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3 Ways Sex is Portrayed in YA Books

3 Ways Sex is Portrayed in YA Books
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I recently attended a workshop on Sex in YA by the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. It was my first workshop by them, and I didn’t want to go by myself. Solution? Beg the husbster.

“But it’s about sex!”

“It’ll be awkward. I don’t read YA.”

“But it’s about sex!”

“I don’t care. It’ll be awkward.”

“Why don’t you sit in the back and get some work done? Productivity.”

When we got there the seats were in a circle. Poor guy. He couldn’t hide.

The speaker was Bree Ervin, red-haired, smiley, owner of Think Banned Thoughts LLC, who had an intimidating stack of books behind her. A writing prompt later, we dove right into three ways sex is portrayed in YA books:

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