Resources for Writers and Teachers

DEBBIE'S PRINT-READY ARCHIVES by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Free Print-ready activities for teachers, librarians, booksellers, children's book creators, and young readers. Including: teacher guides; activity sheets; bookmarks; and templates for picture book illustrators & authors.  

http://debbieohi.com/printready

Book Review, Reading Log, and Recommendation Print-Ready Sheets

http://debbieohi.com/read

ONLINE WRITING CLASSES
Lyrical Language Lab: Punching Up Prose with Poetry -  classes or two self-study options (https://www.reneelatulippe.com/writing-courses/);
Making Picture Book Magic - 4 week class (https://susannahill.com/for-writers/making-picture-book-magic/);
The Writing Barn - multiple in person & online classes (http://www.thewritingbarn.com/upcoming-classes/#online);
Storyteller Academy - classes, workshops, coaching, & critique groups (https://www.storytelleracademy.com/);
The Children's Book Adcademy - multiple online & independant classes
(https://www.childrensbookacademy.com/)
HELPFUL BLOGS FOR WRITERS, ILLUSTRATORS, & READERS
1. PICTURE BOOKS HELP KIDS SOAR - Vivian Kirkfield
https://viviankirkfield.com/
2. TODAY'S LITTLE DITTY - Michelle H. Barnes
https://michellehbarnes.blogspot.com/
3. PICTURE THE BOOKS - A Gallery of New Picture Book Talent
https://picturethebooks2017.wordpress.com/
4. BETH ANDERSON, CHILDREN'S WRITER - Reader, Writer, Miner of Moments   https://bethandersonwriter.com/
5. SUSANNA LEONARD HILL -https://susannahill.com/blog/
6. LESLIE LEIBHART GOODMAN, CHILDREN'S WRITER
http://www.leslieleibhardtgoodman.com/
7. PICTURE BOOK BUILDERS - Jill Esbaum/Pat Zietlow Miller/Linda Ashman/Kevan Atteberry/Jennifer Black Reinhardt/Tammi Sauer/Suzanne Slade/& Mike Boldt  http://www.picturebookbuilders.com/
8. CHILDREN'S BOOKS HEAL - Patricia Tilton
https://childrensbooksheal.com/author/phtilton/
9. WANDER, PONDER, WRITE, A Kidlit Journey - Patricia Nozell
https://patricianozell.com/
10. THAT'S ANOTHER STORY - Andrea Mack
https://andrea-mack.blogspot.com/
11. MISS MARPLE'S MUSINGS - Joanna Marple
http://joannamarple.com/2019/05/10/penguinauts-perfect-picture-book-friday/
12. THE PATIENT DREAMER - Diane Tulloch
https://thepatientdreamer.com/2019/05/11/perfect-picture-book-friday-169/
13. ARCHIMEDES NOTEBOOK - Sue Heavenrich 
https://archimedesnotebook.blogspot.com/
14. SALLY'S BOOKSHELF- Sue Heavenrich
https://sallysbookshelf.blogspot.com/
15. FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MIDDLE GRADE AUTHORS / STEM TUESDAY- https://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/stem-tuesday/
16. READING WRITING ILLUSTRATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS - Julie Rowan-Zoch
https://julierowanzoch.wordpress.com/
17. CHILDREN'S AUTHOR & BOOK BLOGGER - Anitra Rowe Schulte 
 https://www.anitraroweschulte.com/blog/imaginethat
18. SEVEN IMPOSSIBLE THINGS BEFORE BREAKFAST - Julie Danielson
http://sevenimpossiblethings.blaine.org/
19. KIDS' BOOK REVIEW - 13 Reviewers (Australia)
http://www.kids-bookreview.com/p/contributors.html
20. STORYSTORM/WRITING FOR KIDS WHILE RAISING THEM - Tara Lazar
https://taralazar.com/storystorm/
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