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by Maureen Crisp • December 12, 2016
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The hottest genre right now to adults is not a genre at all-its children’s books!
Recently publishers have been going wild with re-publishing children’s books for adults. Many believe that it has been a reaction due to the massive success of adult coloring books. The only thing that we do know is this is not just a new fad, and its going to continue to grow-to the happiness of adult readers, of course!
The Writers Enemy
Children’s writers have been discussing ways they can help children come to terms with the next four years in US politics. As other writers have pointed out now is the time to write inspirational stories to foster hope. 18 children’s writers look at writing girl characters.
Donald Maass is a contributor to Writer Unboxed as well as being a respected agent and writing coach. This week he wrote about aiming to answer the big questions in your writing. Putting your purpose on the page is one of those stand out posts that make you reframe your thinking around writing. A must read. (As are the comments.)
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It wouldn’t be December without a host of ideas for writerly gifts. I spent a long time in front of journal and pen displays today before finding a great writerly gift for my Christmas draw. So if you need some
inspiration check out this list from Ava Jae and if the writer has everything… this list from Bookriot.
My To Do list is getting long. Ahh the joys of Christmas, the end of the school year and summer in the Southern Hemisphere.
About Maureen Crisp
Maureen Crisp has been writing her weekly publishing roundups for over seven years. She is a traditionally published children's author as well as indie-published. She lives in New Zealand and is heading the team organising the 4th National Conference of Children's Writers and Illustrators. She is currently trying her hand at writing a children’s book series if she can drag herself away from forever tweaking her Mars novel or obsessing over space.