One of my favorite writers, bloggers, and friends is on Summer hiatus from her site/blog Cynsations. Yes, THE Cynthia Leitich Smith! A wonder of a woman, a wonder of a writer, and a wonderful friend to all writers and authors in the children's lit world.
Check out all her marvelous books right here: Cynthia Leitich Smith's Amazon Author Page
Cyn does an amazing Friday
round-up of Links and News for Writers and while I can't even BEGIN to do what she
does, here are a few links from blogs/articles that I've particularly
enjoyed the past month or two.
THE WRITING LIFE:
Writing and Motherhood by Shannon Hale
10 Things I wish I Would Have Done Differently by Natalie Whipple
Lessons in Bigotry and Bravery by Augusta Scattergood, including an NPR interview with Augusta - the link you'll find when you click *this* link!
Ten Deadly Marketing Mistakes by Penny C. Sansevieri
10 Steps to Finding Your Writing Voice
Forty Questions for Stronger Manuscripts by Martina Boone
Women and Success: 26 Thing Every Woman Should Know by Margaret Wheeler Johnson
Go Beyond Simple Networking and Organize Your Own Mastermind Group by Barrett Brooks
30 Quotes about Personal Fulfillment
FOR TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS:
List of Authors who Skype with Classes and Book Clubs for Free on Kate Messner's website.
Pinterest.com Skype an Author Visit
Please include me, your humble blogger. This link will take you to my Author and School Visits + *FREE* Skype for classes and Book Clubs!
What Makes a Great Book by Mikey Brooks - or How to Write a First Chapter Worthy of a Bidding War
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