Category Archives: Authors

5 Great Reasons to Attend the Arkansas SCBWI Conference this June

Although Arkansas is the proud host of quite a few writing conferences, the Society for Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) conference is the only major conference in the state focused specifically on writing for children. Here are my top 5 reasons for attending the conference! Continue reading

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Thankfulness – Diversity

I knew I wanted to end my November thankfulness series by spotlighting diverse authors. I didn’t realize how appropriate that would be. Last week Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award for Brown Girl Dreaming. When I finished Brown Girl … Continue reading

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Thankfulness – C.S. Lewis

In this month of thankfulness, the second author I’m thankful for is C.S. Lewis. It seems like I was always rereading one of the Chronicles of Narnia as a child. Lewis’ seven book series about the world entered through the … Continue reading

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