Tag Archives: Writing for Children

January is here!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year with your family and friends! And now it is January and back to work. 🙂 I saw a great quote online this morning from Judy Blume, author … Continue reading

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Good Writing Quote for the Day

Author Barbara Steiner once said, “Writing for children is the toughest of all writing because children’s books change lives. . . . Kids take stories to heart, believe them, and reread them if they have touched their spirits.”

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David Farland Quote

David Farland wrote a blog about what writers have in common. He suggested several things, but I loved this quote: “Ultimately, I suspect that most other writers are like me. We are united by our love for the written word. … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman on the Importance of Reading and Writing

I saw this article from a talk by Neil Gaiman today and had to share. To read more, click on the link below. “We writers – and especially writers for children, but all writers – have an obligation to our … Continue reading

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Writing is Important–Keep Going

I heard literary agent, Stephen Fraser, http://www.jdlit.com/whoweare.html say that every book has a home. Not that every book will find a home, but that each manuscript has a home. Now. His meaning was that what writers write is worthwhile because … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog! Thanks to Sandra Warren, http://sandrawarrenwrites.blogspot.com/, my critique group friend for having me join. I’ll get right to the questions. 1. and 2. What am I working on right now? How does it differ from what I’ve … Continue reading

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More on Memoir

I promised more on Memoir today. I also said I was joining a Blog Tour, but actually my post for the Tour is NEXT Monday. Here is the link to my friend Sandra Warren’s blog for today: http://sandrawarrenwrites.blogspot.com/ As I … Continue reading

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300 Words a Day

I was checking out some writer’s websites and ran across an interesting piece on Neil Gaiman’s blog. He was talking about meeting Stephen King and said, “I think the most important thing I learned from Stephen King I learned as … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

Everybody has a secret world inside them. — Neil Gaiman

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Random Thoughts for Today

Okay, I posted that quote and for some reason now I feel like blogging again. 🙂 Jane and her husband are buying a house in Northwest Ohio today. Well, signing the papers to start the process. The house is in the country–doesn’t that sound nice? … Continue reading

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