Helpful Links for Children's Writers &
Links to AZ Authors and Illustrators
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) THE group to join for a wealth of resources
The Institute of Children's Literature articles galore & a free newsletter packed with helpful info
Harold Underdown's website, The Purple Crayon -- an info packed site
Highlights Foundation transcripts of recent Chautauqua Writer's Workshop sessions
Smart Writers.com Roxyanne Young's site -- loaded with info, and a free monthly e-zine
write4kids.com sign up for their free newsletter
Toni Buzzeo's site has a wealth of info on author visits, picture book writing and much more.
Margot Finke's site with an excellent Editing Tip Sheet & Powerful Tips -- extremely helpful info
Ellen Jackson's site teems with tips. Click on For Writers.
Verla Kays's site is chock full of helpful info & links for children's writers.
Children's Book Council (CBC) info on writing, authors, books & publishing
Colossal Directory of Children's Publishers just what the title indicates
Children's Literature Web Guide a fabulous source that makes it easy to find children's authors and more
Susan Taylor Brown's writing tips and a database of over 100 Teaching Guides for children's books
Marilyn Singer's site Editors, authors, and illustrators answer What Makes a Good Young Picture Book?
Cynthia Leitich Smith's site An award winning site jam packed with helpful info and links
AZ Author's and Illustrator's Links
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