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Another good issue. I especially liked the article celebrating our writing. This applies not only to Non-fiction or educational writing!  :thanx
I know going to quarterly issues will only make this E-zine stronger!
#181 - February 01, 2017, 08:09 AM
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The May issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is up with an interview with the editor of Caterpillar and an article on setting mini-goals. Hope you find the issue helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Thank you, Vonna, JFriday, and Mirka, for your kind comments about the last issue.
#182 - May 05, 2017, 07:53 PM

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Beautifully done, and informative, as usual.  :salute
#183 - May 05, 2017, 08:16 PM
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Thank you, Ev! Such helpful information!
#184 - May 06, 2017, 01:52 PM
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I sincerely apologize. :embarassed 

In the last issue, I thought The Caterpillar was a paying market. It's been brought to my attention that that was incorrect.

I hope I haven't messed anybody up with my mistake.

I'm sorry for the bad information.
#185 - May 11, 2017, 05:29 PM

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No worries, Ev!   :flowers2
#186 - May 12, 2017, 08:16 AM
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The August issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is up and includes an interview with the editor of Fun For Kidz and an article on rejection by our own dear Mirka (aka 217mom). Hope you find the issue helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Best wishes to you,
Ev
#187 - August 01, 2017, 07:22 AM

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I really enjoyed Mirka's article and R's like dewdrops that evaporate. Thank you Ev for all the work you do putting this together.
#188 - August 01, 2017, 08:38 AM
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So glad you liked it, Vijaya.  :like  There are many things I don't know, but I know rejection...  :blushgirl
#189 - August 01, 2017, 04:00 PM
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Thank you for your kind words, Vijaya, and thank you so much for your article, Mirka!! Definitely a good perspective on the R experience.

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#190 - August 01, 2017, 06:04 PM

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Another great issue, Ev!
#191 - August 03, 2017, 07:35 AM
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The November issue of Writing for Children's Magazines was posted this week.

It includes an interview with Kathleen Andersen, Associate Editor for Babybug and Ladybug, and an article by Marilyn Kratz with tips on how to make our writing more lively.

Hope you find the issue helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html
#192 - November 04, 2017, 06:31 PM

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The February issue of Writing for Children's Magazines was posted yesterday.

It includes an interview with Lisa Glover, the new Crafts and Activities Editor at Highlights, a couple of articles, and some market updates.

Hope you find the issue helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html
#193 - February 02, 2018, 08:36 AM

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An excellent issue  :yup
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#194 - February 02, 2018, 09:34 AM
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I learned some things today, Ev, from your latest issue.  Thank you!
#195 - February 02, 2018, 09:46 AM

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Great issue, Evelyn!

I'm hoping you might be able to clarify something for me -- One of the tidbits says that High Five is closing to submissions on February 15th and submissions currently in process will be decided upon during that time.

Does that mean that the Submittable status needs to be "in progress" by the 15th or the submission will be automatically declined?

I ask because I submitted a poem on 1/30, and I don't know how long it takes for the status to change from "received" to "in progress."
#196 - February 02, 2018, 11:47 AM

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Thank you for the feedback!  :flowers2

Kelsey, I'm sorry that I don't know the answer to your question. I would think it would mean you just have to have submitted before February 15th, but since the "in progress" terminology used in their website announcement is part of the Submittable sequence, you could be right.

Does anybody else know the answer to Kelsey's question?
#197 - February 03, 2018, 07:25 PM

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I don't know, but I agree with Ev. I believe I've had something go from "received" to "accepted" without going to "in progress" in Submittable, so I don't know if you can always depend on those status labels. If it's been received, I would think it would be considered.

And thanks for the great issue, Ev. A good reminder about titles, and as a grammar freak, I like the tutorial about "me" and "I". :)

#198 - February 03, 2018, 08:09 PM
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The May issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is now up.

It includes an interview with Laura McCaffrey, the Editor in Chief of YARN, an article encouraging us to try new writing avenues, and some market updates.

Hope you find the issue helpful.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html
#199 - May 01, 2018, 02:05 PM

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Thanks, Ev!!  And, yes, it is helpful!!

 :horse2 (trying not to be a one-trick pony!!)
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Thank you Ev.
#201 - May 01, 2018, 03:59 PM
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Ev, thanks so much! I Tweeted that it's out.  :love5
#202 - May 02, 2018, 09:14 AM

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Thank you, Ev! Great issue, as always. :)
#203 - May 02, 2018, 09:23 AM
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I appreciate the kind comments from all of you!  :thankyou

Tracy, thank you for the tweet.

And, Carrots, I loved your not-one-trick pony.  :laugh
#204 - May 02, 2018, 01:36 PM

Very helpful, Ev. I love Laura McCaffrey's interview.
#205 - May 04, 2018, 12:28 AM
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The August issue of Writing for Children's Magazines is now up.

It includes an article by our own Blueboarder Tracy Vonder Brink. Thank you, Tracy, for your helpful tips!

Hope all of you enjoy the issue.

http://evelynchristensen.com/mags.html

Best wishes,
Ev

Claudine, thank you for your earlier encouraging post.
#206 - August 02, 2018, 11:25 AM

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I was happy to write it! :parrot    I hope your readers find it useful.

Tracy
#207 - August 02, 2018, 11:28 AM

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Very good issue, again  :yup
#208 - August 02, 2018, 12:35 PM
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I agree with Mirka. Great issue, again!
#209 - August 03, 2018, 10:40 PM
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Agreed. I'm so grateful you are keeping the magazine stuff updated.
#210 - August 04, 2018, 12:37 PM
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