Writing for Children Workshop: Children's Book Authors and Illustrators on the Web
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Bethany Roberts' Directory of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators
Alphabetical directory of children's book authors and illustrators on the web
|ALPHABETICAL DIRECTORY |
of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators on the Web
(N) signifies Newbery Medal winners
(C) signifies Caldecott Medal winners
|Children's Book Authors and Illustrators, G - L|
|Writer Tips||Children's Book Authors and Illustrators, M - Q|
|Writer Quotes||Children's Book Authors and Illustrators, R - V|
|Writer FAQ||Children's Book Authors and Illustrators, W - Z|
list of Caldecott Medal Winners (including Honor Winners)
list of Newbery Medal Winners (including Honor Winners) 1922- present
|Learn tips, writing techniques, and the nuts and bolts of the children's book world from those who are doing it- children's book authors and illustrators who are willing to share.|
Cynthia Leitich Smith's Children's Literature Resources- "Writing for Children" and "Writer Resources"|
Darcy Pattison- "Writers"- lots of articles on writing. Freeware tracking tool. Links to Sandbaggers website with an information-packed article, "The Internet Is Super for Writers" and more
Dawn Lesley Stewart- "Writing Articles and Resources"-on critique groups, character names, picture books, poetry, rewriting
Dianne Ochiltree- "Writing Tips"-on rejections, critique groups, "Ten Steps to a Better Body (of Work), more
Ellen Jackson- For Writers:"10 Steps to Getting Published"; rejection letters
Hans Wilhelm- "How to Become a Children's Book Author"-tips
Janet McNaughton- lots of good Canadian references here on writing for children
Joanne Rocklin- "Anti-Block Blog"
Judy Blume- "On Writing- Judy's Tips"- from her trusty notebook to writing from the inside, Judy shares tips on what has worked for her.
Karleen Bradford- "Writers Help"
Linda Sue Park- "On Writing"- includes helpful advise on discipline, novel structure, and more
Marilyn Singer- excellent FAQ about writing for children, "What Is a Short Story"- great quotes from many voices, plus author interviews, more.
Maryann Weidt- "Writing Tips" and "Questions and Answers"
Mem Fox- "Quick Reference Guide For Writers of Children's Books"- picture books thoughts and tips on writing for children
Pat Marcello- "Write On!"- lots here from an Institute of Children's Literature instructor
Peggy King- "Tips and Lessons"
Rachel Ann Nunes- "For Aspiring Writers"- plot, characters, dialog, writer's block, time management, more
Randall Beth Platt- "Tips and Tricks"-"Perspiration" and "Inspiration" from a YA author
Sid Fleischman- "9 Dazzling Tips for Writers"
Suzanne Williams- "My Favorite Writing Tips"- includes suggestions for free-writing
Tammy Yee- "So You Want to Write a Children's Book?"
|Jean Craighead George- "prods for writing a story"|
Patricia Hubbell- "Poetry Writing Hints for Kids, Teachers, Anybody"
Janet McNaughton- "A Guide for Young Writers"
Dian Curtis Regan- "For Young Writers"
Meadowbrook Press- Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Linda Knaus, Robert Scotellaro, and Eileen Spinelli share poetry writing tips.
Scholastic- Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin, and Jean Marzolla
Children's Book Authors and Illustrators:
Children's Books- author homepages, educator/resource pages, and fan sites- new sites highlighted|
Children's Literature Web Guide- "Authors on the Web"
Learning About the Author and Illustrator Pages- Kay E. Vandergrift- 600+ links of children's authors and illustrators
Nassau Library Book Connection- well-maintained, short list of children's authors and illustrators