Do you think youÂ’d like to write for children? Well, I've been writing for over
twenty years, but I've only been published since 1989. What took so long?
Learning my craft. I didn't study writing in college. I didn't even know I wanted to
be a writer until I had children and started reading children's books to them. So I
had to learn the hard way, by trial and error. I piled up a lot of rejection letters in
those years, but I'm not sorry. I think I learned a lot along the way. I tell people who
are interested in becoming writers that there are basically three things you need
to do. Read, Write, and get Criticism. The other things you need are what I call the
Two P's - Patience and Persistence!
The World Wide Web is a wonderful resource for aspiring writers. By visiting
different sites you can find just about everything you need to know to get you
started. IÂ’ve listed some of my favorites below. Just click on them and youÂ’re on
Links to some of my favorite Authors!