My Wish For You
Distilling the essential lessons of Trailing Joy. by Kristen Heimerl
features and posts header ornament
features & posts
CWG logo ornament

Trailing Joy: My Wish For You

Kristen Heimerl

Throughout my posts, I’ve shared my development philosophy and approach, peppering my advice with the useful (and hard) lessons I learned as a neophyte squeezing her way into the publishing industry. Now I’m tasked with the most difficult job of all: distilling the essential lesson of this series!
newest posts
contest prize winner
advice motivation personal

Writers, Don't Get Discouraged!

Every positive thing that we do in this world will bring some sort of positive change to our lives.

competition news

The Winners of the Anna C. Price Poetry Prize

Congratulations to the winners of the Anna C. Price Poetry Prize!

popular posts
more posts »
cwg illustrators' gallery, stories and poetry

Taking A Shot
Giving a little speech in class should be no problem, right? Wrong! The only thing worse than water is speaking in public! more stories & poetry »
reviews section ornamental headercwg reviews
new review
The March Trilogy book cover
young adult
The March Trilogy written by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin | illustrated by Nate Powell

Written by US Congressman, John Lewis, of Georgia and his staff member and comic oficionado Andrew Aydin, this is the John Lewis’s coming of age story during the time of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Illustrator Nate Powell helps flesh out Dr. Martin Luther King, Fannie Lou Hamer, and the hope and scorn of an era.

more reviews »
manuscript editmanuscript edit section ornamental header
Ivana Beschreiben edits "The Tardy Horseman"

COMING SOON! CWG Online will be featuring edits of reader-submitted manuscripts! This article (and the other examples) provides a demonstration of how our online edits will work. Our editors' comments on manuscripts can be toggled on and off at the appropriate point in the manuscript, and a full legend of editing symbols is available for basic changes. Take a preview, and perhaps submit a manuscript of your own!

more edits »
favorites
favorite site image

Highlights Magazine

favorite site image

Fairy Tales Imagery

favorite site image

New York Writers Coalition

favorite site image

The Highlights Foundation

Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, "I loved your book. Will you write me another one?"

Kate DiCamillo