The Artist's Studio
Join CWG and the Mazza Museum on a visit to the studio of artist Trinka Hakes Noble! by Sheila Wright
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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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Homage to Robert Frost, an Anna C. Price Poetry Prize Winning Submission

CWG is pleased to present Ruth Harrison's winning submission in the Anna C. Price Poetry Prize for young authors!

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Writing for Children from Tragedy

Reflections on embracing personal tragedy as a source of creative inspiration and as a catalyst for personal and artistic growth.

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Ruler of Daffodils
You create your own destiny, so rule with kindness and love. more stories & poetry »
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Forest World written by Margarita Engle

Sister and brother meet as pre-teens in Cuba, after being separated for ten years by 90 miles of ocean and laws restricting travel. American Edver (originally verde or green) is sent to Cuba for the summer to live with his father, grandfather, and his sister Luza (originally azul or blue), who he didn’t know existed. Told in verse, Engle explores opposing cultures, technologies in this eco-adventure.

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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

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Stone Soup Magazine

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Highlights Magazine

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The Highlights Foundation

I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever.

Beatrix Potter