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Hey all you children’s book lovers out there – look what I found! It’s hosted over at Mother Daughter Book Reviews and if you’re looking for kids’ books, it’s the place to be – fantasy, history, multicultural, picture books and more. Click the picture, then scroll down past the explanations and you’ll see thumbnails of a whole lot of new books to discover. And if you’re a children’s writer, read those explanations and add your book to the list. Cheers!
I’m between school semesters, so of course the blogs that shouted “Bookmark me!” this month were almost all on focused on writing, publishing and/or marketing a book. Here are a few of the posts I bookmarked, starting with some humor: Nick Cross shares definitions of syndromes we writers tend to succumb to. Read NOW if you’re in need of a laugh! I’ve just discovered that The Creative Penn has podcasts! (Okay, okay, I know I’m a little slow on the uptake.) Here’s a great one on characters by Roz Morris. There’s also a link to a long list of previous podcasts – great for exercise walks! Margie Lawson from Writers in the Storm has a great post about “What’s the Visual?” She uses that one phrase to get the show-don’t-tell point across – complete with examples from her students’ work. Even if you’re pretty good at showing already, it’s well … Continue reading