Category Archives: Writer Resources

Tips, resources, and advice for writers from the Lee & Low editors

An Interview with Lin Oliver on SCBWI’S Emerging Voices Award

We interview Lin Oliver, Executive Director of the SCBWI, about the SCBWI’s Emerging Voices Award for authors of color.

Paula Yoo on How to Publicize Your Children’s Book

Author Paula Yoo shares some advice on great ways to publicize your children’s book.

Dealing With Rejection: Keeping Your Dream Going

Debut author Thelma Lynne Godin shares on how she kept the beauty of her dreams to write going in the face of constant rejection.

Ask an Editor: Nailing the Story

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to write a compelling story.

Ask an Editor: Hooking the Reader Early

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares some advice for aspiring authors, especially those looking to submit to our New Visions Award, on how to hook readers and captivate them from the very beginning of your novel.

New Visions Award: What Not to Do

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman shares some easy tips on what NOT to do when submitting a manuscript to our New Visions Award.

How to Find Time to Write When You Have 11 Children

Pamela M. Tuck, picture book author and mother of 11 children, shares advice on how to find time in the day to write.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction, Part II

Tu Books publisher Stacy Whitman discusses worldbuilding in speculative fiction, why it can be so challenging to do well, and how writers should approach it.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding in Speculative Fiction, Part I

Tu Books publisher Stacy Whitman discusses worldbuilding in speculative fiction, why it can be so challenging to do well, and how writers should approach it.

Ask an Editor: Worldbuilding After the Apocalypse

Tu Books editor and publisher Stacy Whitman shares some tips for good worldbuilding in post-apocalyptic stories.