In the past few days, there has been much excitement about the announcement of the 2014 Newbery, Caldecott, Pura Belpre, and many other annual book awards. Here is Kate DiCamillo’s reaction to her win. And here is Brian Floca’s. Enjoy!
And here is a Publishers Weekly blog post you do not want to miss. Titled “Fall 2013 Flying Starts: Sustaining Flight,” the article covers interviews with such famous authors as Kate DiCamillo, Brian Selznick, Libba Bray, and some others that I met at writers’ conferences, i.e., Christopher Paul Curtis, Karen Cushman, and Laurie Halse Anderson. Find out how they got their start. Amazing read!
And now I leave you with “62 of the Top Writing Articles from 2013 (That Can Help You in 2014) written by Brian A. Klem on the Writer’s Digest blog. Happy writing in 2014!
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island … and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. – Walt Disney