Cynsational News & Links

Author Anastasia Suen is now offering all five of her online children’s book writing workshops with a Independent Study option. Students are invited to work with her at their own pace. For more information, contact Anastasia at

Primer (part one and part two), insights for beginning writers by Diana Peterfreund. Source: Justine Larbalestier. Read a Cynsations interview with Justine.

Congratulations to Lisa Rondinelli Albert who has signed with agent Caryn Wiseman at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency and to Caryn for signing Lisa!

Speaking of Andrea Brown Literary Agency, congratulations also to Jo Whittemore who signed there with Michelle Andelman and to Michelle or signing Jo. Check out Jo’s Details of the Great Agent Hunt! Read a Cynsations interview with Jo.

Why I Organized the Summer Blog Blast Tour by Colleen Mondor at Chasing Ray. Note: I’m packing up and locking down for hiatus, but please know I’m cheering y’all on.

More Personally

Tantalize/Interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith by Erin L. Nappe from Required Reading. Learn about my five favorite vampires, foods, things I can’t live without, people who have influenced my work, and songs that would be on Quincie’s iPod.