Resources

Thank you, Sher Swanby, for contributing the links with *

AbsoluteWrite
 

AgentQuery
 

AuthorMania
 

Children's Book Council
 

Children's Literature
 

Children's Literature Network
 

* The Children's Literature Web Guide
 

* Children's Writing Resources
 

* Colossal Directory of Children's Publishers Guidelines
 

Creativity Portal
 

Creative Writing Prompts
 

FirstWriter

Hamline University
low-residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults
 

* Institute of Children's Literature

* Kid Magazine Writers
 

LiteraryLawGuide
 

The Loft Literary Center
" . . . the nation's largest and most comprehensive literary center, offering programs and services for readers and writers."
 

Metronet
A listing of Minnesota authors and illustrators available for classroom visits.
 

Minnesota Book Awards
 

MNLink
Gateway to a statewide virtual library. Great research resource.
 

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
 

OKAPI Readability Analysis
 

Poynter Online
(search for "tools" — a great article by Roy Peter Clark)

Public Libraries database (resource for magazine and journal articles)
 

* Publishers Weekly

SmartWriters.com

Understanding Children's Book Categories


* Write4Kids.com


Writers' Associations
A listing of local writers' associations by state

* WritersWrite.com — Children's Writing
 

* Writing Corner
 

Writing Fix