Friday, February 5, 2010

The Blog of Innocence

The Blog of Innocence
This is a unique blog written by Lethe, the editor of Escape into Life, an online arts journal. In addition to writing full of life and thought, the Blog of Innocence offers visual images that send your imagination soaring.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Six Sentences

Write your story in six sentences. Then submit it to this blog. What could be simpler? Right. Just try it! Writer Guidelines (written in just six sentences, of course) are available on the blog. Good luck!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry is one of my favorite authors. I’ve devoured her books since I first read The Giver and Number the Stars. You can keep track of her daily adventures on her blog, where she shares with her readers in a wonderfully conversational style.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010


Maybe I think like a kid too much, but one of my favorite research sites is Glossopedia. You will find articles with information explained in kid-friendly language with lots of pictures to assist your understanding. If you want basic information about a subject, this is a fun place to start.
Topics include :

  • Geography & Places

  • Technology

  • Earth & Space

  • Human Body

  • Natural Forces

  • Nature & Environment

  • Animals

  • People & Cultures

  • Chemistry

Monday, February 1, 2010

Janet Reid, Literary Agent

You never know what you’ll find when you visit literary agent Janet Reid’s blog. It might be a picture of a baby moose or a creative pitch for a book by one of her clients or a peek into her query pile. Whatever you find, it won’t be boring.