Always wanted to write a book for children? Then you should get involved with the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. There are volunteer-led events all over the world, and the SCBWI website offers lots of resources for its members.


NaNoWriMo: If you’ve always wanted to write a novel, NaNoWriMo could be the catalyst you need. From their encouraging emails to their cool word-count-tracking tools, it’s a great way to hash out that first draft.

The Purple Crayon

The Purple Crayon: Children’s literature expert Harold Underdown has a wealth of links, resources, and information on this website. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to fine-tune some aspect of writing for children, this site is for you.