Brianna Justice and her friends have been pretty busy. Since President of the Whole Fifth Grade was named a Sunshine State Young Reader Award winner for 2012013, Brianna and the gang have been very busy. Author Sherri Winston, who happens to know Brianna very well, will head to Osceola County in Florida to visit several … Continue reading Brianna Justice heads to Osceola County Florida!
Writing for children
Are you ready to write a bestseller? Guuuuuuurl, me too!
Good children's books are good for the soul. They also inspire future-author and inform how great crafting leads to phenomenal work!
Lesson No. 1: You’ve gotta’ love it!
’ve been a journalist, a mom, a volunteer and a bunch of other stuff. Through it all, though, I’ve been a writer. How did I go from being a single mom nursing the tendrils of a childhood dream to a child-at-heart with her very own agent in New York and well-known publisher? And can I help other writers-at-heart to turn their lifelong dream into wishes-come-true?
AWESOME CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: WHEN YOU REACH ME, BY REBECCA STEAD
Rebecca Stead, winner of the 2010 John Newberry Award -- a very prestigious and haughty-taughty big deal, I assure you -- has reminded me why I became a children's author. When You Reach Me transports us back to 1978-79, into the lives of Miranda, Sal, Marcus, Annemarie, Julia and the "kicking man." Miranda is a … Continue reading AWESOME CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: WHEN YOU REACH ME, BY REBECCA STEAD
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