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Spark your imagination and deepen writer's craft in a nurturing space—led by Andrea Alban, Children's Writer and Novelist
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Kathleen Pelley: February 12 x 12 Featured Author | JulieHedlund.com

Kathleen Pelley: February 12 x 12 Featured Author | JulieHedlund.com | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Check out Julie Hedlund's blog featuring Kathleen Pelley. The read-aloud-ability in picture books. http://t.co/rY5mx6B2
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Lunch in China

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I attended "Lunch with an Author" in Guangzhou, China thanks to Skype. I read an excerpt from ANYA'S WAR (shortlisted for China's Panda Award) to 20 middle school students, shared my creative process and answered lots of questions from a bright, enthusiastic group of teens while they munched on pizza.

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Children's books shouldn't sit still and behave - Telegraph.co.uk

Children's books shouldn't sit still and behave - Telegraph.co.uk | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukChildren's books shouldn't sit still and behaveTelegraph.co.ukWhat a thrill to be guest artistic director of Bath Festival of Children's Literature.
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Books: New and Noteworthy - USA TODAY

Books: New and Noteworthy - USA TODAY | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Books: New and NoteworthyUSA TODAYThe Oprah pick 'The Twelve Tribes of Hattie' is among our New & Noteworthy titles. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. Cover of the book "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis.
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African American Literature - Author Profiles, Book & Film Reviews, Interviews, Articles and More

African American Literature - Author Profiles, Book & Film Reviews, Interviews, Articles and More | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Launched in 1998, AALBC.com (The African American Literature Book Club) is the largest, most frequently visited website dedicated to books and film by or about people of African descent (http://t.co/cePe9SmJ...
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12 Books We Sort of Wish We Could See Next Year

12 Books We Sort of Wish We Could See Next Year | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
The humorous possibilities of the Penguin-Random merger (RT @ESQCulture: 'Who Moved My Cheese As I Lay Dying?
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Charleston's YALLFest Grows Its Audience

Charleston's YALLFest Grows Its Audience | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
The second annual YALLFest in Charleston, S.C., held on November 10, brought together 47 authors – and their readers – for the largest festival in the South specifically devoted to young adult literature.
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Simon & Schuster Creates Self-Publishing Unit, Archway Publishing

Simon & Schuster Creates Self-Publishing Unit, Archway Publishing | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Through a partnership with Author Solutions Inc., Simon & Schuster has formed Archway Publishing, a unit that will offer self-publishing services in fiction, nonfiction, business and children’s categories.
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HarperCollins Children's Books

HarperCollins Children's Books | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Respected worldwide for its tradition of publishing quality books for children, HarperCollins...
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10 Picture Books for Turkey Time at the Thanksgiving Reading Table

10 Picture Books for Turkey Time at the Thanksgiving Reading Table | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is coming around the corner! But what can you read to the kids this season? Here is a cornucopia of books that will teach about Thanksgiving, help with literacy, reinforce gratitude and even offer some laughs along the way.
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National Book Award Winners in The New Yorker

National Book Award Winners in The New Yorker | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Congratulations to this year’s National Book Award winners: Louise Erdrich, in fiction, for “The Round House”; Katherine Boo, in non-fiction, for “Behind the Beautiful Forevers”; and David Ferry, in poetry, for “Bewilderment.” All three are...
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Fiction Writing: What Exactly is a Character Arc?

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Fiction Writing: What Exactly is a Character Arc?
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Kidlit · Connecting Secondary Elements

Kidlit · Connecting Secondary Elements | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
How to Write and Publish Children's Books (Connect the secondary elements of your novel @Kid_Lit http://t.co/zXs0OWtP #authors #amwriting #fiction)
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TED | TED Playlists | How to tell a story

TED | TED Playlists | How to tell a story | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling explore new answers to age-old questions of the craft.
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Story-telling is a fun thing to get good at.

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My Father's "Eviscerated" Work - Son Of Hobbit Scribe J.R.R. Tolkien Finally Speaks Out

My Father's "Eviscerated" Work - Son Of Hobbit Scribe J.R.R. Tolkien Finally Speaks Out | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
My Father's...
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Polly Price's Totally Secret Diary by Dee Shulman - review - The Guardian

Polly Price's Totally Secret Diary by Dee Shulman - review - The Guardian | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Polly Price's Totally Secret Diary by Dee Shulman - reviewThe GuardianPolly Price is an 11 year old girl who lives with her single mother in London. Her mum is an O.T.T (over the top) actress who is going to star in an American play, Torn Asunder.
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From the Writer's Desk: Writing stories for children - UConn Daily Campus

From the Writer's Desk: Writing stories for children - UConn Daily Campus | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
From the Writer's Desk: Writing stories for childrenUConn Daily CampusMore specifically, I remember being read lots of stories when I was younger, regardless of the time of year.
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The Bestselling Books of 2012 (So Far)

The Bestselling Books of 2012 (So Far) | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
The bestselling print books and e-books halfway through 2012 look nearly uniform on top (50 Shades and Hunger Games reign across all lists). After that, differences begin to creep in.
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Twitter Blog: Twitter Fiction Festival selections

The Twitter Fiction Festival highlights a wide range of creative storytelling on Twitter. Share your story with #twitterfiction.
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Native American Heritage Month: Children's Books for Your Black Friday ... - Indian Country Today Media Network.com | Native American Funding Sources

Native American Heritage Month: Children's Books for Your Black Friday ... - Indian Country Today Media Network.com | Native American Funding Sources | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Indian Country Today Media Network.comNative American Heritage Month: Children's Books for Your Black Friday ...Indian Country Today Media Network.comThe holiday shopping season is upon us, and with Native American History Month winding down, now...
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Nine-year-old blogger releases her first book

Nine-year-old blogger releases her first book | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Martha Payne, the schoolgirl who hit the headlines with her controversial school meals blog, has released a book charting her story.
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Bob Baker's Book Promotion & Marketing Blog: The 3 Elements of Becoming an Irresistible Writer

Bob Baker's Book Promotion & Marketing Blog: The 3 Elements of Becoming an Irresistible Writer | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
RT @MrBuzzFactor: The 3 Elements of Becoming an Irresistible Writer http://t.co/f5Z82dYK...
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Wrapped in Foil · Picture Book Month is Underway

Wrapped in Foil · Picture Book Month is Underway | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
Finding a great children's book is like unwrapping a perfect sweet. (#PictureBookMonth celebration of children's picture books is underway.
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Our Books of the Week for the Month of September

Our Books of the Week for the Month of September | Mastering Children's Writing Workshop | Scoop.it
These are four books that you should be reading if you haven’t yet             Official Description: Sixteen-year-old Piper Wesley has always been better at hook...
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