Monday, January 30, 2012


Resources for writers:

Society of Children’sBook Writers and Illustrators: The international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature since 1971.

YA Lit Chat: We Read, write, and live YA.

Verla Kay’s Website: A place for children's writers and illustrators to gather and share information, help each other and have fun while learning the business of writing and illustrating for children.

The Purple Crayon: Harold Underdown – Writing, Illustrating, and Publishing Children’s Books.

Industry news:

Vonna Carter shares two incredible lists:
     Conferences 2012: Editors – a list of where editors who are acquiring picture books
     through young adult will be in 2012.
     Conferences 2012: Agents – a list of where agents who are acquiring picture books
     through young adult will be in 2012.

Fellow authors:

Site of YA author AlexLidell: Information on the author, her novels, and bonus materials for readers and writers. Insight into Lidell’s YA Fantasy CADET OF TILDOR.

Alex Cavanaugh's blog: Sci-fi writer on a journey of discovery - books, movies, music, games, and TV shows. Founder of the Insecure Writer's Support Group. Author of the CassaStar series.

Site of Susan Kaye Quinn: Information on the author and her books which includes her best selling young adult SF Mindjack Trilogy and The Debt Collector series (a more grown-up SF, meant for ages 17+).

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