Resources

Hello! I am working on gathering all of the resources I’ve used both as a writer and for research while writing my books. This page is a work-in-progress. Thank you for your patience!

For more information about the resources I used to write The Girl with the Red Balloon, please click here.

For more information about the resources I used to write The Spy with the Red Balloon, please click here.

Resources for Teachers

The Girl with the Red Balloon Reading Guide for Teachers, Librarians and Reading Groups (will immediately download)

Resources for Writers

Susan Dennard’s Resources for Writers

Secrets of Kidlit from the Kidliterati Blog

How to Write a Query Letter

Recommended Craft Books

The Magic Words by Cheryl B. Klein
Writing Irresistible Kidlit by Mary Kole
The Emotional Craft of Fiction by Donald Maass
The Breakout Novelist by Donald Maass
Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Anatomy of Story by John Truby
Story Trumps Structure by Stephen James
Romancing the Beat by Gwen Hayes

Recommended Podcasts 

88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang

Writing Excuses

First Draft with Sarah Enni