Articles & Interviews
Notes from the Whole Novel Workshop – A quarterly newsletter to help keep writers connected and motivated.

Making Time to Write
Alma Fullerton talks about one of the biggest challenges for creative people.

My Job as a Children’s Book Editor
Editor Alvina Ling shares information about her profession.

Brown Bookshelf interview with Bernette Ford
Editor, author and mentor Bernette Ford talks about her career and giving many authors and illustrators of color their start in the business.

What Makes a Writer?
Editor and author Patricia Lee Gauch offers some insight.

Paula Morrow’s newsletter
Explore back issues of editor Paula Morrow’s newsletter.

Anatomy of Nonfiction: Writing True Stories for Children
By Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas
Learn how to make your nonfiction come to life; with advice and examples from dozens of award-winning authors.

SECOND SIGHT: An Editor’s Talks on Writing, Revising, and Publishing Books for Children and Young Adults
By Cheryl Klein

Patricia Lee Gauch Bookshelf
Author and editor Patti Gauch shares resources from her bookshelf.

Writing tips
From Eileen Spinelli

From Sonya Sones

From Peggy Thomas

From Virginia Euwer Wolff

Four Ideas for Writers from Patricia Lee Gauch


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