Category: Children’s writing

Thoughts and information on writing for children.

Deadline #1: Check

I submitted my first batch of materials for the Vocab Fun project today. Submissions generate a mixture of excitement and anxiety. I’m excited because I like what I came up with and […]

Language Arts Project

Materials arrived yesterday afternoon from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. I’ve taken on a job creating a language arts workbook for a series they are publishing. It started as a puzzle gig, and I’m […]

Weekend Site-Seeing

This is an informative and entertaining article on the history and development of children’s literature and children’s libraries through the work of Anne Carroll Moore, E.B. White, and others. Undertake only when […]

What copy editing?

In two books I’ve read recently, I’ve come across what I believe is incorrect use of the semicolon. In both cases, the semicolon was used to link an independent clause with a […]