Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Current Scratch: Publishing News, Interest, and Just For Fun!

Hi folks! I hope April's showers sprinkled new life into your projects! May they bloom!

Our next Schmooze April 24, 2013

Linnea Heaney will speak about Writing Lyrical at Wednesday’s Schmooze at 10 a.m. in the College Station Barnes & Noble. Her poetry has appeared in regional anthologies and in the new publication for very young children, Highlights Hello (upcoming titles: Bouncy, Filling Up). A Real Best Friend, a lyrical picture book story for children, was published at Hunger Mountain: the Vermont College of Fine Arts journal. Before the meeting, a brief critique time begins at 9:30 a.m. Writers may bring up to 5 double-spaced pages of their work-in-progress to share.

Also Mark Your Calendars

Children's Literature Book Club
Date: May 30th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: The Arts Center

Book to be discussed: The Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks

To find out more about the book club follow this link:


Changes and Trends in Children's and YA Publishing: An ABPA Panel


Interesting article about the 10 Best Small Towns in Books. Check out those Texas towns!

Farewell to award-winning children's author, E.L. Konigsburg. R.I.P. See article here.


Illustrator Adam Rex shows us how he makes a picture book.

The views expressed here are my own, and not necessarily those of the SCBWI.

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