Writer's Support Room - Getting Started


August 28, 2014

"THE WRITE WORDS TO READ"

The Institute of Children's Literature
http://www.institutechildrenslit.com


"A professional writer is an amateur who didn't give up."
-- Richard Bach
(This is a Facebook meme, so the attribution could be imaginary.)


CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

1. LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? CHECK OUT THE TOPICAL SITE INDEX
2. Online in Rx
3. MARKET NEWS
4. COOL SITE
5. REMINDERS


Hello Students!

Check out the STUDENT CENTER
You can access it from the left side navigation links from all over the site now -- No more disappearing Student Center! Plus, it's been updated and packed with new goodies. All students from any of the classes from the Institute can use their student ID number to access the Student Center.
This gives you access to

If you're a student and you haven't checked out this terrific resource -- check in today!



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1. LOOKING FOR SOMETHING?
A Full Site Topical Index
http://www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/ws01/webindex.shtml

Are you interested in knowing more about "educational markets?" How about "historical fiction?"
There is a perfect topic for everyone and all of the Rx content is listed -- all the articles, all the guest chat transcripts, all the topical open forums. Check it OUT.





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2. In Rx
"Funky Nonfiction" with Fiona Bayrock
http://www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/tr01/fionabayrock.shtml
Fiona is a master at unexpected nonfiction, so this is a great chat for anyone interested in writing the stuff kids really love.



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3. Union Gospel Press
http://www.uniongospelpress.com/index.php/writers/prospective-writers
Union Gospel Press is looking for writers who can handle assignments in devotionals, Bible exposition, and Sunday school lesson features. Contact will be for showing interest in assignments, NOT FOR SUBMITTING finished materials. See details at site.


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4.Writers at Work

http://usawrites4kids.blogspot.com/
Sandy Asher and David Harrison have a great blog which covers topics of interest to writers. The topic up right now is "Making Online Writing Challenges Work for You." As someone who is always open to new motivation, I think it's a winner. And as long as you're on the site, scroll down the page to the topic on Internet Publishing -- it was fascinating as well.

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5. REMINDERS

Our WRITER'S RETREAT, ICL's discussion board is up and available at http://institutechildrenslit.net/index.php. For tips on using the discussion board, check out "Using the New Writer's Retreat."

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