Sunday, August 5, 2012

Coming This Week!

Week of August 5, 2012—Odds and Ends
Quotes of the Week:
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
—Madeleine L’Engle

A writer is someone who has taught his mind to misbehave.
—Oscar Wilde

Writers write while dreamers procrastinate.
—Besa Kosova

As this week begins, I’m in LA at the 41st Annual SCBWI Summer Conference. I’ve seen tons of writing friends, attended outstanding sessions, enjoyed the book store, viewed illustrators portfolios, and even participated in a flash mob to surprise and honor Lin Oliver and Steve Mooser.

Since I’m still learning and processing what I learned (and being inspired beyond belief), this week’s posts are odds and ends that will hopefully provide some helpful information and inspiration for you.

Monday—Kari-Lynn Winter’s Story
Tuesday—Magazine Article vs. Picture Book
Wednesday—Leveled Readers and Chapter Books
Thursday—Just Do It!
Friday—Words of Wisdom from Linda Arms White

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