Tag Archives: writing for children

Am I a Fraud?

I love that Maya Angelou said this. It’s incredibly comforting. See, I have a confession to make: I’m a fraud. Or at least I feel like one. And it seems I’m not alone. My local SCBWI conference was two weekends ago … Continue reading

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What Are Our Responsibilities as Writers?

Every once in awhile, I see an article wherein someone complains about the content of teen books, like in this 2011 Wall Street Journal article called, “Darkness Too Visible“. In one passage, the author, Meghan Cox Gurdon, says: If books show us … Continue reading

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