Tag: Writing for Children

Writing Picture Books

Writing Picture Books: A Hands-On Guide From Story Creation to Publication By Ann Whitford Paul Published by Writers Digest in 2009 Writing Picture Books is written for those of us who write–picture books, of course!. Yes, much of the material is applicable to other…

Stone Angel

Stone Angel By Jane Yolen                        Illustrated by Katie May Green Published by Philomel in 2015 On last week’s venture to the Union County Library I tried to borrow a variety of picture books to temporarily place ON MY SHELF. Last Friday I shared…

The Emotion Thesaurus

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression By Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi Do you ever have difficulty SHOWING how your characters feel? Do you tend to slide backwards into TELLING your readers what your characters are thinking? Among other things it…

Crafting Stories for Children

The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children By Nancy Lamb         Published by Writer’s Digest Books in 2001   The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children has been one of the most influential books ON MY SHELF. My copy is thoroughly highlighted, and…

Picture Writing

Picture Writing – A new approach to writing for kids and teens By Anastasia Suen Published by Writer’s Digest Books in 2003 About ten years ago I purchased my copy of Picture Writing – A new approach to writing for kids and teens. I…

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