Books on Writing:

Writing Irresistible Kidlit: The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Fiction for Young Adult and Middle Grade Readers by Mary Kole

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renni Browne and Dave King

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

Author In Progress: A No-Holds-Barred Guide to What It Really Takes to Get Published by Theresa Walsh

Writing Courses:

Writing Blueprints The team behind Writing Blueprints is Jon Bard and Laura Backes. As partners (and husband and wife), they’ve helped writers for more than 30 years, as founders of Children’s Book Insider, the Children’s Writing Monthly. They’re co-founders of the Picture Book Summit online conference, creators of the WriteForKids blog and creators of scores of products, ebooks and coaching programs for writers.