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  • March 26th, 2006 | 11:01 AM
The Children's Media Professionals' Forum

Here's a resource that needs to get shared a bit more.  The Children's Media Professionals' Forum was developed by children's author April Sayre and her husband Jeff with the idea of creating a professional environment to bring high quality content to children and young adults. It's a great place for educators, librarians, media professionals, readers and writers to link up. If you love children's literature, be sure to check it out.

Okay...and shameless self-promotion time, I'm the featured author of the week over there so I do hope some of you will come over and post a question so I won't feel too lonely. You have to register, but it's free! The Children's Media Professionals' Forum is a great resource and I hope you'll check it out and help spread the word to other teachers, librarians, writers and readers that you know.
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March 26th, 2006 09:52 pm (UTC)
I've been registered for a while. Will try to get over this week. I'd like to hear more about your new book. :)
March 29th, 2006 11:41 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the moral support! It's much appreciated.
March 26th, 2006 10:13 pm (UTC)
I dropped by the Children's Media Forum. Cool.

I've passed the link along to folks at the Books and Writers Community. We have a number of enthusiastic YA/kids writers who should be interested.

March 29th, 2006 11:41 pm (UTC)
Thanks for sharing the link! I'm having fun over there.
March 26th, 2006 11:11 pm (UTC)
Looks like a very interesting forum! I've never heard of it.

*off to cook up some questions*
March 29th, 2006 11:42 pm (UTC)
Just make the questions bite-sized, if you please. ;-)
March 26th, 2006 11:18 pm (UTC)
It's a great forum. I'm glad they are spotlighting you. Obviously, they have good taste.

I'll try to think of something intelligent to ask you.
March 26th, 2006 11:45 pm (UTC)
I'll be over sometime this week Susan.

I picked up the ARC to Hugging the Rock at PLA Thursday. I can't wait to start it. I mentioned to the ladies behind the booth that I'd already heard about it through your blog . . .

Good luck with it!
March 29th, 2006 11:43 pm (UTC)
Thanks for your question over at the forum, Tamra. And I am looking forward to hearing what you think of Hugging the Rock. (No, I'm not nervous. Not at all. Really. Who needs fingernails anyway?)
March 30th, 2006 01:13 am (UTC)

No stressing allowed! I promise to let you know when I've finished.

And then I'll pass it amoungst my many nieces . . .
March 27th, 2006 02:11 am (UTC)
I knew you were going to be the It Girl!
March 29th, 2006 11:43 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Meg!
March 29th, 2006 10:36 pm (UTC)
my prize arrived today! It pays to be optimistic!
I can't wait to read it. and the door notice is adorable.
I will blog about it after I finish it! Laura
March 29th, 2006 11:43 pm (UTC)
Yeah Laura! I hope you enjoy the story.
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