Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Join the SCBWI Blog Network!

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Nick Cross writes:
As a certain Sherlock villain likes to say, "Did you miss me?"
After a whole year away, the Ten-Minute Blog Break returns next Tuesday, highlighting the very best blog posts from SCBWI-BI members. But how does your blog get considered for inclusion? Read on to find out...


The Ten-Minute Blog Break is compiled from links found via a number of sources, including social media. However, the primary source I use is the SCBWI Blog Network page here on the Words & Pictures site, so if you want to be sure that your must-read blog post will be considered, you need to ensure it's included on the list.

The Blog Network is open to all paid-up SCBWI-BI members. I've been through the list and removed all the lapsed members, so now there's plenty of room for you! To join, please leave your name and the URL of your blog in a comment below. I am hoping the W&P spam filter will be kind to us, but I'll be keeping an eye on the spam folder just in case...

Finally, although this isn't a Blog Break proper, I can't resist highlighting this emotive post on the WH Smith blog from Sue Wallman, all about her publication journey and the hidden family struggle that underpinned it.

See you next week,
Nick.



Nick Cross is Words & Pictures' Blog Network Editor. He is an Undiscovered Voices winner and 2015 honours recipient of the SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for fiction.

Nick also blogs for Notes from the Slushpile.

22 comments:

  1. Claire Watts http://bookmountain1.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. That's done, Claire. First an editor of Words & Pictures and now a member of the SCBWI Blog Network!

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  2. Natalie Yates https://natalieyatesblog.wordpress.com

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    1. You're added, Natalie. Welcome to the Blog Network!

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  3. Glad to see this back - always loved it!
    I run My Book Corner - www.mybookcorner.co.uk

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    1. Thanks, Emma - you're in there now. And I was just reading your post about International Book Giving Day on Catherine Friess's blog yesterday!

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    2. That's brilliant thanks Nick!

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  4. Would love to be a part of the blognetwork too:
    http://www.peterbunzl.com/blog/
    is my somewhat occasional blog - it's mostly about the book but sometimes I write something about writing!

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  5. Please could you add me to the blog network.
    http://www.jofranklinauthor.co.uk/blog/

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  6. We did miss you! Good to have you back, Nick! Really looking forward to perusing your selection... and beautiful, yes, tear-jerking post by Sue!

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  7. I so enjoy this feature. Thanks for reinstating. Please can you add my blog, www.mumswrite.com to the network?

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  8. https://jennifermoore.wordpress.com/

    Thank you!

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  9. Hi Nick. Thanks for this. I'm full of good blogging resolutions so please add me in on https://alisongardiner1.com

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  10. Leila Nabih (I have two blogs)
    https://readingtobaby.wordpress.com
    https://leilanabih.com/blog/

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    1. Thanks Leila. Always great to have more illustrators on the Blog Network!

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  11. Am I too late to add my blog to the list please? It's at www.onceuponamel.com

    Thanks Nick (btw I've kept forgetting to comment on your Drifting Away post on Slushpile to say I LOVED its honesty and found it incredibly helpful as I'd been struggling with the same thoughts and issues)!

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