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**Don't Miss These Resources and Tips**

Be sure to check out the resources and tips for children's writersIt's just one of many blog posts I wrote to help writers like you. The downloadable printables in this post provide writers with pages and pages of resources to help you be successful! 

On-Demand Video Courses

Veronica Bartles and I have partnered together to help you find your voice as a KidLit Creator through on-demand writing videos. We have written picture books, chapter books, middle grade, and young adult books published. Currently Veronica focuses on fiction, while I love fact-filled informational books. 

We've teamed up to offer KidLit Creatives like you a variety of classes to meet your needs. Learn more at KitLit Creatives

Be sure to check out the free preview features in each of our classes. Subscribe to my author newsletter for frequent discounts.


If you have already revised your manuscript and are ready for supportive yet critical feedback, I'm happy to serve you. Learn more about my kidlit critiques

Writers' Workshops and Presentations

I love to help others grow as writers. This list of writers' workshops continues to grow and change. These workshops are designed to be interactive and often hands-on. 

* Indicates workshops which are also taught as hands-on continuing sessions. Some of these are included through KidLit Creatives on-demand video courses. AND you still get hands-on with assignments!

*Get Published with the Educational Market
*Facts Are Fun: Nonfiction for Children 
*Successful School and Library Visits
The Working Writer
Author Newsletters: Connect with Content
Revisions in KidLit
Beyond Book Signings
The Creative Calling 
Getting Started in Children's Writing
*Mentor Texts: Readers Make the Best Writers

Teacher Workshops

See my teacher workshops here.

Video Interviews and Guest Blog Posts

You've Got Mel Video Interview

KidLit: Inspiring Children to Learn with Writers Chat

How to Write Children's Nonfiction with Genre Chat 
A Conversation with KidLit Authors Annette Whipple and Tina Cho 
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