Helpful websites for aspiring writers

Here are some helpful websites if you are interested in writing children’s literature.  Your local library is your best advocate!  The American Library Association


Verla Kay

Writer’s Market


Writer’s whose work I admire (in no particular order)

 Laurie Halse Anderson  Katherine Patterson

Carolyn Mackler  E. Lockhart       Sarah Ockler

Jenny Moss   Ellen Hopkins     Cynthia Leitich Smith

Isabel Allende      Wally Lamb      Yann Martel

Anne Lamont (ALWAYS!)      John Green   (My literary boyfriend)

Maggie Stiefvater     Suzanne Collins        Jenna Blum   Gabrielle Zevin

Bettina is a member of the class of 2k11—a group of debut YA and MG authors who are super cool.

Carrie Harris     Julia Karr     Carole Estby Dagg     Christine Mandeleski

Kiki Hamilton     Gae Polisner     Alissa Grosso      Amy Fellner Dominy

Angie Smibert      Tess Hilmo     Sheila O’Connor

Trinity Faegan     Geoff Herbach – Good ole nacho.

Megan Bostic and Caroline Starr Rose of  2k12