Saturday, February 23, 2013

Something for the Young (and young at heart)!

I love to read and write.  Anything that promotes young people to read and write I am 150% for it!
Today while reading a blog I follow, IceyBooks : 

In one of the comments I saw this link, and look what I found.

I think this is great!  A way to learn and have fun at the same time.
Also to meet people who like what you like.
So if you are a teen, why don't you hope over and check it out.
You will even have a chance to win your entry!

This is the schedule they have:

The keynote address by Newbery Winning Author Shannon Hale will be free for anyone to watch. It will be on March, 16th, 2013 at 9 a.m. MST. A subscription to the Live Broadcast costs $4.99 and includes the following:

9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.—Writers Cubed: Welcome

9:15 a.m. to 9:55 a.m.—Keynote by Newbery Award winner Shannon Hale (Princess Academy)

10 a.m to 10:45 a.m.—Tyler Whitesides (Janitors) Class: Imagine and Create.

10:55 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.—Janette Rallison (My Fair Godmother) Class: Bad dialogue can kill a story.

12:50 a.m. to 1:35 p.m.—NYT bestseller Kiersten White (Paranormalcy) Class: Plot Like a Villain.

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.—J. Scott Savage (Farworld) Class: Finding Your Voice.

2:50 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.—Journey to Publication Panel: Tess Hilmo, J. Scott Savage, Cindy Bennett

3:35 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.—NYT bestseller Aprilynne Pike (Wings) Class: World-building is the invisible foundation to your book.

4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.—Writers Cubed: Winner of the First Chapter Contest and closing remarks

It really sounds interesting!

You adults out, there do not worry, it is open to adults too, everyone is welcome.  

Here is the site to check it out!

Hay I might even see you there if I do not have to work!



  1. Just stopping by to say good luck with the 2013 Standalone Reading Challenge and thanks for signing up!



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