Monthly Archives: February 2010

Jo Nesbo on writing for children

I really like what Jo Nesbo has to say on writing for children–especially that you don’t have to have children to write for children–you just have to remember your own childhood, your emotions, what it felt like. What do you … Continue reading

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The cover for the 3rd Hunger Games book!

You might have seen the cover for Mockingjay, the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzane Collins–but just in case you haven’t, here’s a sneak preview!

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CherylRainfield.com named Best of the Best by YA Books Central!

YA Books Central just named my blog & site the Best of the Best! And Kimberly Pauley, YA author and founder of YA Books Central, wrote such a lovely write up about my blog and site, too! It felt SO … Continue reading

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Writer’s Rap

I think this is a great video–funny, entertaining, yet also including good information for writers and readers alike. The Writer’s Rap is by Erin Dealey, and Andrew Heringer created the music and video. What do you think? Do you like … Continue reading

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Health warning for reading books (humor)

For some reading humor, check out this video: Unbridled Books P.S.A. from Unbridled Books on Vimeo.

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Children’s Author Katherine Paterson wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News

Katherine Paterson, the fantastic children’s and YA author of Bridge to Terabithia, The Great Gilly Hopkins, and many more beautifully written, haunting books, and the US National Ambassador for Young People‚Äôs Literature, wrote an op-ed today in the NY Daily … Continue reading

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