Category: Writing for Children

Online Courses for Christian Writers

Online Courses for Christian Writers by Jean Matthew Hall Writers can find thousands of online courses to improve their skills. Today I’m directing you to two online sources for continuing education for those who write from a Christian worldview. Serious Writer Academy was started by…

Picture Book Author Carol Boston Weatherford

Overview of author Carol Boston Weatherford by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment for Jean by clicking on “Leave A Comment” in the left sidebar. Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at a few of Carol Boston Weatherford’s picture books….

KidLit TV – A Curiously Entertaining Place for Children’s Writers & Illustrators

Writers, illustrators, teachers, librarians, parents, kids—anyone who loves children’s literature will find something fun and interesting on KidLit TV. If you are a visual learner (Aren’t most of us?) KidLit TV is the place for you. Pretty much everything on the site is presented…

Picture Book Review-Just Teenie by Susan Meddaugh

Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment by clicking on “Leave a Comment” at the bottom of the list in the left sidebar.  This is my last review of Susan Meddaugh’s books for a while. Click here for…

TWO ONLINE RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN’S WRITERS

Today let’s take a look at two great online resources if you are writing for children. http://picturebookbuilders.com/  and www.kidlit.com Picture Book Builders offers short picture book reviews by eight picture book authors and illustrators. I frequently find titles I want to check out for…

Picture Book Review-The Witch’s Walking Stick by Susan Meddaugh

Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment by clicking on “Leave a Comment” at the bottom of the list in the left sidebar. The Witch’s Walking Stick by author/illustrator Susan Meddaugh was published by Houghton Mifflin in 2005….

Picture Book Review – Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh

More Picture Book reviews by Jean Matthew Hall For the next few weeks I’ll be taking a peek at picture books by Susan Meddaugh the author of the Martha books and many others. You can read about it here. Meddaugh’s Martha books became an…

Goodreads Online Resource for Writers and Readers

Another online resource for authors and readers–Goodreads–by Jean Matthew Hall Please click on “Leave a Comment” in the sidebar to the left to respond to the questions below.   A few years ago I joined Goodreads. I didn’t know what it was for, didn’t…

Carol Baldwin Blogs about ME-Jean Matthew Hall

My long-time writing buddy, Carol Baldwin put up a post about me and my journey to publication. How nice of her! Please hop over and leave a little comment on her blog. Thanks, ya’ll. https://carolbaldwinblog.blogspot.com/2018/01/you-heard-it-here-first-jean-halls.html Or, read my original post about my first publishing…

Collaborative Writing

By Crystal Bowman I’ve had a few co-authoring projects over the years that were one-time contracts with no further commitments to another author. But now that I’m writing with my daughter, Teri McKinley, this could be a long-term collaborative relationship! Teri was only 8…

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