''You are fabulous! I'm feeling very motivated.''--Anne Hillerman, author of Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn
''I'll never forget the class you taught ...you're truly an inspiration. --Lucinda Delaney Schroeder, author of Hunt for Justice: The True Story of a Woman Undercover Agent
''Anyone who wants to learn to write and get paid for it MUST take classes from Shirley Raye Redmond. I was amazed from the beginning to the end and could barely write fast enough to take down all the valuable tips, tricks and brilliant ideas.''--Mary Lynn Author of EVERY PAGE PERFECT: A Full-Size Writers Manual for Manuscript Format & Submission Protocol
''Jennifer McKerley is a true professional who knows the ins and outs of children's book writing. From researching story ideas to revision methods and everything in between, Jennifer can help you get your book on the right track.'' ----Rachel Burns Writer of young adult books
About the Author
Shirley Raye Redmond
is an award-winning writer and frequent conference speaker. She has sold more than 21 books and over 450 magazine and newspaper articles. Her children's book, Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President
(Random House) has sold more than 170,000 copies and was a Children's Book of the Month Club main selection in 2003. Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid
(Random House, 2003) has also sold more than 160,000 copies. Pigeon Hero!
(Simon and Schuster) won an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award in 2004. Patriots in Petticoats
(Random House) was named one of the best children's books of 2005 by Bank Street College of Education.
Jennifer McKerley enjoys writing fiction and nonfiction for all ages. Before she wrote children's books, she wrote magazine and newspaper articles. Random House published her nonfiction books Man o' War, Best Racehorse Ever and Amazing Armadilloswhich Bank Street College of Education named one of the best children's books of 2010. Goblins,/i>, The Kraken, Hydra, and Swamp Monster were released by Thomson Gale, and Picture Window Books published her two fiction titles, There Goes Turtle's Hat and Rules of the Net.