Can she do it? The new Katniss. She wasn't my first pick, but I'm optimistic. She needs to look a lot hungrier.
My Fave MG Blog Posts from this Week:
Industry and Inspiration
What's so Great About Those Bookscan Numbers, Anyway? @ Shrinking Violet Promotions.
M is for March, M is for Multicultural @ From the Mixed Up Files.
Librarians and HarperCollins Battle Over E-book Loans @ Write4Kids!
2011 Kiddo Award Winners @ My Comfy Chair.
Pregnant Cannibal Teens from Outer Space @ Dystel & Goderich Literary.
I'd Need to Have a Brain Injury Before I Write for Children @ Writer Unboxed.
What's So Great About Middle Grade? @ Project Mayhem.
Cover Love 7th Grade Style: Sweet Venom @ The OWL. (interesting insight into MGers' minds)
Twelve Tips for Reluctant Readers @ Ink Spells.
Proof that You're a Writer @ Write About Now.
High School Hierarchy in YA Fiction @ Kidlit.com
Is That You? Developing Voices for Different POVs @ The Other Side of the Story.
Avoiding Melodrama by Writing Deeper @ Adventures in Children's Publishing.
Second Sight: The New Must-own Book on Craft @ First Novels Club.
Waiting for the Perfect Time to Write @ Kate's Book Blog.
Wise Words from Cynthia Leitich Smith @ My Brain on Books.
J is for Journal or Diary Format @ That's Another Story.
Ten Reasons to Practice Freewriting @ Cheryl's Musings.
New MG Book Alert: The Black @ Time Guardian Blog.
Inside the Writer's Studio with Michelle Knudsen @ Writer Friendly, Bookshelf Approved.
Review: It's Raining Cupcakes @ My Comfy Chair.
MMGM: The Ordinary Princess @ Night Writer.
MMGM: A World Without Heroes @ Shannon Whitney Messenger.
MMGM: The Great Hamster Massacre @ My Brain on Books.
MMGM: The Midnight Tunnel @ Kimberley's Wanderings.
Spiderwick Chronicles, by Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black @ Dutch Hill News.
Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop @ Kid Lit Frenzy.
Hungry for more writing links? Check out my round-up at The Writing Bug.
Who inspired you this week?