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Teri Roche Drobnick

Resources

for Children's Book Writers

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The most important thing you can do as a writer is join a critique group. Teri met hers at the SCBWI conference in LA.

SCBWI

http://SCBWI.org

      Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. 

      An international professional organization for authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

Highlights Foundation

http://www.highlightsfoundation.org

     Workshops for children's authors and illustrators.

Writing and Illustrating

https://kathytemean.wordpress.com

     Daily newsletter with information and resources.

Manuscript Wish List

https://ManuscriptWishList.com

      Database of what agents and editors are looking for.

Manuscript Academy

https://manuscriptacademy.com

     An online conference of on-line panels, classes, and one-on-one pitch meetings.

 

#12x12PB

http://12x12challenge.com

     A challenge to write 12 picture book manuscripts in 12 months.  

#MSWL Newsletter

https://manuscriptwishlist.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe

      Free bi-weekly advice and interviews from agents.

#MSWL on Twitter

    Manuscript Wish List

     Hashtag where agents and editors post their interests and book ideas.

 

Brenda Drake's Pitch Madness

https://pitchwars.org/pitch-madness-news/

     Pitch events on twitter.
 

We Need Diverse Books

https://diversebooks.org

     A non-profit advocating changes in the publishing industry to produce literature that reflects the lives of all young people.

THE JEFF HERMAN GUIDE TO EDITORS, PUBLISHERS & LITERARY AGENTS

WRITING PICTURE BOOKS

     by Ann Whitford Paul

THE EMOTIONAL THESAURUS

     by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi

Wayne State's Guide to Children's Literature

https://guides.lib.wayne.edu/c.php?g=174739&p=1152185

Key Elements of Children's Literature

http://thinkspace.csu.edu.au/gailburke/2015/12/13/what-are-the-key-elements-of-childrens-literature/

Rhyming - Lyrical Language Lab

     Renee M. La Tulippe

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8oq0wOZjP6EFfv9SUgy4MA

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SCBWI LA 2019

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SCBWI LA 2019, Woodstock party!