ERIC Number: ED428390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Writing for Children: The Report of the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop (Chautauqua, NY, 1998).
Yoder, Carolyn, Ed.
The atmosphere of focused interaction during a summer conference dealing with professional writing for children is recalled in this publication. The publication reports the experiences of diverse writers-in-residence who spent their days at Lake Chautauqua sharing their love and passion for children's literature--guiding, nurturing, inquiring, lecturing, discussing, mentoring, and critiquing emerge at the end with a sense of community. Articles and presentations in the publication and their authors are, as follows: "Chautauqua as Community" (Neil Waldman); "Discovering the Joy of Writing" (Jane Yolen); "Welcome!" (Joy Cowley); "The Scholarship Program" (Kent L. Brown, Jr.); "A Writer's Alphabet of Words" (Peter Jacobi); "The Book Journey: The Inside Story" (Patricia Lee Gauch);"The Current State of Children's Book Publishing" (James Cross Giblin); "Publishing Trends" (Judy O'Malley and Jewell Stoddard); "Nonfiction for a Day--for a Lifetime! The Nonfiction Easy Reader" (Rosanna Hansen); "The Many Dimensions of Research" (Laurence Pringle); "The Process of Writing How-To Books: The Second Book" (Andy Gutelle); "Difficult Subjects" (Susan Tejada); "Publishing Nonfiction" (Brent Farmer); "Bespoke Writing" (Lionel Bender); "History: Think Locally, Write Nationally" (Carolyn P. Yoder); "How to Write a Children's Book" (Fredrick and Patricia McKissack); "Where Do Ideas Come From?" (Mary Lou Carney); "What Makes a Great Book?" (Maria Salvadore); "Believing in Yourself" (Dayton O. Hyde); "A Rebus Primer" (Marileta Robinson); "Creating Memorable Fiction" (Linda Oatman High); "Conflict" (Kristi Holl); "Journal Writing" (Pat Ramsey Beckman); "Presenting Another Culture" (Marianne Mitchell); "The Naturalist's Journal" (Mark K. Baldwin); and "Writing for Teacher Publications" (Pat Broderick). (NKA)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Childhood Interests, Childrens Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Publishing Industry, Writing for Publication
Highlights Foundation, 814 Court Street, Honesdale, PA 18431; Tel: 570-253-1192.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Highlights Foundation, Honesdale, PA.