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How to get the greatest benefit and enjoyment from a writer's conference. by Lyn Sirota
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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!
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Are You Still There Margaret?

Children's literature that thoughtfully explores challenging themes should be embraced, not banned, by parents and educators.

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Author Caroline Magerl Visits the United Kingdom

Join Caroline Magerl on a fun and fascinating trip through two very special galleries in the United Kingdom.

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A Writer's Dilemma
Rhyming is what I seem always to do. Should I reform and try something new? more stories & poetry »
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The Bitter Side of Sweet written by Tara Sullivan

Where does your chocolate come from? Where do the cacao pods grow? Who harvests it, ferments it, transports it? Why is there “fair trade” cacao? This suspenseful story about young people from Mali and Ivory Coast—teens who are kidnapped into slavery explains a lot and might change what chocolate you do eat.

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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!

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Writer's Digest

Children are demanding. They are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick, and generally congenial readers on earth. They accept, almost without question, anything you present them with, as long as it is presented honestly, fearlessly, and clearly.

E.B. White