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:)
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
Betsy Bird’s Fuse 8 Blog at SLJ.com
Publishers Weekly Children's
Reading While White
The Purple Crayon
StoryStorm Blog, Tara Lazar
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: