Category Archives: Resources for Writers

Six Reasons to Seek Out Positive Aging Children’s Books

Our culture bombards kids with negative stereotypes of older adults in a variety of media and these stereotypes do affect their beliefs at a very young age. (Read more.) Young children actually act on ageist beliefs according to researcher Sheree … Continue reading

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Writing Tips from the SCBWI Conference

This Spring’s SCBWI conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana was truly exceptional, so even the few nuggets shared below should send you back to your manuscript—yet again, but hopefully with renewed enthusiasm. For those not yet in the know—SCBWI is the … Continue reading

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On Word Counts

Brevity is not my middle name. In looking over my book review of Here Comes Grandma I realized that my word count vastly outnumbered the words in the book — 511 to 157! I seem to have a lot to … Continue reading

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