Resources

Here's a list of blogs or links or books that are helpful and informative for a writer looking to be the best writer they can be and places to go where they can hone their skills.

Blogs/ Websites:

Kid Lit, by Mary Kole -- This lady is amazing. Been following her for years. Fantastic blog.

Guide To Literary Agents Blog

Publishers Marketplace

Society of Children's Book Writer's and Illustrators

Agent Query

Writer's Digest

Insitute for Writers (I took a class or two here years ago. It's literally what propelled me to keep writing).

Books:

On Writing, Stephen King

The Forest for the Trees, Betsy Lerner

Walking on Water, Madeline L'Engle

The First Five Pages, Noah Lukeman

Reading like a Writer, Francine Prose

Robert's Rules of Writing, Robert Masello

A Million Little Ways, Emily P. Freeman

Authors: (some of my faves)

Kate DiCamillo

Gary Paulsen

Anne Lamot

Madeline L'Engle