Howdy, folks. Are you hot? At least this makes me want to hunker inside and write. I hope you are doing excellent work. Here's some news about our local authors. We love libraries! Kathi Appelt will be at the Elgin Library on June 22. Read about it here. Kathi Whitehead and Molly Blaisdell are going to be at the Georgetown Library on July 28th. Here is a great interview from Sherry Garland at Marjoleinbookblog. I hope you are writing your hearts out!
An interesting article in PW about whether YA books are dark and depraved or are saving lives.
BOOK LAUNCH TIPS
Hey, it's never too early to plan! That's my motto. Here is a great article to tuck for that book launch in the future.
Want to really pick apart the bones of a children's book with some experts. Here is a great blog to help you on your journey - Story Sleuths.
Here is a list of 40 questions that is guaranteed to help you make a stronger manuscript.
Here is a list of 11 free resources to help you with editing.
Thinking about blogging? Here are some good tips to help you on your way!
Hope your writing is hotter that outside this week! See you next week with more scratch.