MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD: Inspiring read and fantastic classroom resource
When I was a child in the eighties, there was almost nothing that made me happier than locking myself away in my bedroom or playroom,
Events, classes, contests for Middle Grade and Young Adult writers for July, 2021
Events, classes, contests for Middle Grade and Young Adult writers for June, 2021
Interview with debut picture book author, NoNieqa Ramos.
Show them some love: flashbacks are powerful if used purposefully and introduced clearly.
Interview with Cathy Carr, Debut MG Author of 365 Days to Alaska, PLUS a Giveaway!
Guest Post by Almitra Clay Especially for all you NaNoWri-mers with fresh drafts, here’s a reprise of a popular post. As I have rewritten the
Happy Holidays to one and all in what has been the most tumultuous year many of us have ever experienced. As 2020 draws to a close (phew!), at least one thing remains unchanged: it’s time once again for the annual Writers’ Rumpus Review!
The book is a lightly spooky STEM novel that features eleven-year-old aspiring naturalist, Maggie, and her conspiracy theorist/YouTuber best friend, Nate, who have to solve the mystery surrounding a strange glow-in-the-dark fungus that’s spreading through their small town. Kirkus Reviews called the book, “packed to the gills with fun.”
No matter which collection of descriptive writing tools you choose, all will help you SHOW instead of TELL!
The Sisters of Straygarden Place by Haley Chewins is a mystical middle-grade novel that celebrates the importance of family, resilience, and belonging. Chewins masterfully builds