Wednesday, July 11, 2018

READING IS FUN, NOT MENTAL: Greetings from Somewhere, Book 10 - The Mystery of...

READING IS FUN, NOT MENTAL: Greetings from Somewhere, Book 10 - The Mystery of...: Italy, France, China, Kenya, India, Peru, Australia, Alaska, and now Greece - these two young twins, Ethan and Ella Briar, have certainly tr...

Friday, July 06, 2018

Cynsations: Guest Post: Linda Joy Singleton on Novels to Pictu...

Cynsations: Guest Post: Linda Joy Singleton on Novels to Pictu...: By  Linda Joy Singleton for  Cynthia Leitich Smith 's  Cynsations When I joined SCBWI , my biggest dream was to sell a middle-grade n...

Friday, June 08, 2018

Nancy Drew Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Filming Update...

Nancy Drew Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Filming Update...: Sophia (center) as Nancy on the set, permission to use from Warner Brothers Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase has begun filming in ...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cynsations: Survivors: E. Lockhart on Thriving as a Long-Time,...

Cynsations: Survivors: E. Lockhart on Thriving as a Long-Time,...: Learn more about  E. Lockhart   AKA  Emily Jenkins .  By Cynthia Leitich Smith for Cynsations In children’s-YA writing, maintaining a...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

READING IS FUN, NOT MENTAL: The Curious Cat Spy Club, Book 5 - Dog-Gone Danger...

READING IS FUN, NOT MENTAL: The Curious Cat Spy Club, Book 5 - Dog-Gone Danger...: I have been enjoying this series since the first book a few years back.  Yes, it takes some adjustment getting used to the stories being wri...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Cynsations: Survivors: Arthur Slade on Thriving as a Long-Time...

Cynsations: Survivors: Arthur Slade on Thriving as a Long-Time...: Learn more about Arthur Slade (here at a comic con). By Cynthia Leitich Smith for Cynsations In children's-YA writing, maintainin...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Literally Lynne Marie: ANATOMY OF A COMP TITLE / MENTOR TEXT: Found Dogs ...

Literally Lynne Marie: ANATOMY OF A COMP TITLE / MENTOR TEXT: Found Dogs ...: WHY COMPS? When I am very passionate about a project or manuscript (not all ideas, all drafts, or all completed manuscripts are or should...