Category Archives: SCBWI

Trying to Focus

Maintaining a blog isn’t always easy. That’s one of the reasons we at PlotForge have multiple contributors. I mean, who is brilliant every day – besides my two partners, thank God. But what do I want to say today? What … Continue reading

Posted in Ginger Clark, SCBWI, St. Martin's | 1 Comment

What Books Do Kids Want?

With all the new electronic devices available today it is a wonder that kids read at all anymore. In fact, they do. And they don’t. There is little doubt that girls read more than boys. Always have and probably always … Continue reading

Posted in books, Ginger Clark, Harry Potter, publishing, Reading, SCBWI, Writing, Young Adult | 1 Comment

SCBWI Winter Conference – Character Is Everything

Just got back from New York City. The rest of the world seems so… dull. The city is always beautiful, even piled in melting snow and drowning in dirty, brown slush. I used to wonder why so many movies were … Continue reading

Posted in Ginger Clark, Katherine Battersby, Linda Sue Park, Lois Lowry, Marvin Terban, New York, SCBWI, Serena Geddes, Tina Burke, Writing | 2 Comments