Category Archives: writing tips

Marion Crook on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up!

Marion Crook was a guest columnist for Writers’ Digest in January 2017 on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up. Marion is the author of Writing for Children & Young Adults published by Self-Counsel Press as part … Continue reading

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Review of Writing for Children and Young Adults (Updated 3rd Edition)

Writing for Children and Young Adults (3rd Edition) writing resource by Marion Crook inspires, educates, and motivates Continue reading

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In the CWILLosphere

Here’s a peek at what CWILL BC members are up to this week: At Sci/Why, Claire Eamer hosts a collection of Canadian children’s science writers. Lee Edward Fodi mixes three drops of pixie juice, a goblin’s eye, and a sprinkle … Continue reading

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Write to the Point with Becky Citra

Here’s some advice on organization and the writing process from CWILL BC member Becky Citra, author of the newly released The Way Home. You’ll find a series of writing tips and tricks on Becky’s blog, Write to the Point. What … Continue reading

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In the CWILLosphere

Check out these CWILL BC member posts for writing advice, bedtime stories, and news on new books! kc dyer is telling tales — in podcast form on her blog. They’re for wise kids, wayward grownups, and everyone who knows you’re … Continue reading

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Dialogue Wisdom

At Open Book Toronto, writer Shaun Smith asked a number of authors for tips about capturing voice in dialogue. CWILL BC member Pam Withers contributed ideas on how to keep dialogue flowing quickly and smoothly.

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