I have been spending more time on-line this month. I am participating in RhyPiBoMo, and with each daily post there are wonderful links to be explored. I am also trying to get into the habit of keeping this blog current, so here I am again. Some of the sites I've explored that were useful included:
Cynthia Leitich Smith's How to Write Books for Children and Young Adults- This is full of great information and inspiration
Rhymer- A Free Rhyming Dictionary- I've used RhymeZone before. This is a great alternative.
Angie Karcher's RhyPiBoMo Blog- There is so much information here about writing in rhyme, I've had to take it in in small doses.
Margot Finke's Secrets of Writing for Children- Scroll halfway down and find self-critique tips including a list of words that can be cut. I fall into the same old trap with a few of these words and it's helpful to refer back to the list from time to time.
This puns shape up nicely in Love, Triangle by Marcie Colleen Synonyms abound in Stegathesaurus by Bridg...
John Green is so much fun, and so great to listen to! Here he is on Mental Floss.
It's that time of year, all the best of 2018 lists are coming out. It's informative to see what books each group highlights. Here is...
He has been wearing the cone of shame and watching me work for days. The least I could do was include him here.