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You can't "beat" the special stresses that writers face–but you can learn to manage them. by Cat Michaels
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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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Writers, Don't Get Discouraged!

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

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The Winners of the Anna C. Price Poetry Prize

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

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Bouncy Castle
"...into my mind, almost fully formed, dropped the idea of a bouncy princess living in a bouncy castle who was determined to get her own way..." more stories & poetry »
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Dreamland Burning written by Jennifer Latham

Set in the 1921 Tulsa race riots we follow 17 year old Will who is part Osage Indian and part white, alternating with 17 year old Rowan Chase who is the privileged daughter of a white father and black attorney mother in contemporary Tulsa. Rowan solves the mystery of a 1921 murder that begins in the “back house” of her spiffy home. The reader sees racism of today as well as that of 1921.

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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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Stone Soup Magazine

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The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

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The Horn Book

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott