The Scriptorium, Philip Pulman, Children’s Book Press

The Scriptorium offers all kinds of products and things nifty for writers including some worksheets, such as: submission record; character builders (sketch and biography); and world-builder worksheets for fantasy and science fiction.

Articles of note include: “Writing A Picture Story Book” by Gay Ingram.

Features include: Scriptorium Scribbles:the young writers resource WebZine.”

The site also links to “Voluntary Service” by Philip Pulman from The Guardian (2002). It’s an article about art, society, and the relationship and responsibilities of the artist to each.

Today’s mail includes a couple of news releases from Children’s Book Press. The latest titles are:

Antonio’s Card/La Tarjeta de Antonio by Rigoberto Gonzalez, illustrated by Cecilia Concepcion Alvarez (CBP, February 2005), which is about a boy with two moms who’s worried about how his classmates will react to his family; and

Moony Luna/Luna, Lunita Lunera by Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Elizabeth Gomez (CBP, February 2005), which is a first-day-of-school book.