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FAQ/Resources about Writing & Publishing for Children/Young Adults

Writing, Reading, & Publishing Resources For Groan-Ups:
(note that writing & reading come before publishing. In my case, many pages & yearssssss before publishing:) 
 

Organizations:

SCBWI (Society of Childrens Book Writers & Ilustrators):

scbwi.org. Aith National & Regional Chapters this is the place to go for information, resources, conferences, community, and all things related to the field of children's literature. 

 

Blogs/Websites: (a mix of craft, biz, PB, MG, YA etc.) 

Two Writing Teachers

ReFoReMo

Betsy Bird’s Fuse 8 Blog at SLJ.com

Publishers Weekly Children's

Jane Yolen

WNDB

Reading While White

The Purple Crayon

StoryStorm Blog, Tara Lazar

 

 

Books/Articles: 

Writing With Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children’s Books by Uri Shulevitz.

Writing for Children by Jane Yolen

Writing Irresistible Kid Lit, By Mary Cole

 

Classes/Schools/Workshops: You’ll have to look at local universities, and writing spaces, but certainly if you are in NYC check out the Writing for Children/YA MFA program at The New School where I am the coordinator! And (sefish plug) I love to travel to teach my Act-Like-A-Writer Workshops. 

 

Writing Resources For Kid Writers:
 

Coming soon...