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Writer’s Block (Don’t Fall for It!), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating  Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks I don’t get “writer’s block!” Never have, never will. Why? Because I believe writer’s block is a personal exemption—a “get-out-of-jail-free” card. It’s an all-too-common fallback; a walled defense against discipline; and … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Part 3, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating  Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Getting new and exciting ideas for writing children’s books—particularly nonfiction—is a constant challenge. In both the August and September columns we looked at some common sources for ideas and how those … Continue reading

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Page Street Kids Prize

Prize Announcement! Page Street Kids, the children’s book imprint of Page Street Publishing, is thrilled to announce the first annual Page Street Kids Prize, acknowledging a stand-out children’s book proposal from a debut author-illustrator. Author-illustrators with strong storytelling abilities, innovative … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Part 2, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating  Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks You may recall that in last month’s edition of this column we talked about where to discover ideas for children’s books. I shared some of my own inspirational sources including my … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Part 1, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks One of the questions I hear quite frequently is, “Where do you get all your ideas?”  For nonfiction authors, this query is sometimes a stumbling block (“Haven’t all the good ideas … Continue reading

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Navigating Nonfiction: Interesting Comparisons, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction  A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Children’s books often present information that is outside the realm of their comprehension.  Often, that information is not a normal part of childrens’ background knowledge (about a particular topic).  For example, … Continue reading

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