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Blogs to Follow: The Neophyte Writer

I love this blog and it provides a wealth of information and a view into the world of many other authors through her interviews in her author exposed section of her blog.  I hope that you find this blog just as informative and entertaining as I do.

About The Neophyte Writer Blog:

Kristi Bernard is the writer, editor and founder of Kristi’s Book Nook and The Neophyte Writer. Kristi’s Book Nook at http://kristisbooknook.blogspot.com is a place where parents and teachers can gain insight on the latest books for children. Also featured are book giveaways, author and illustrator interviews and so much more. The Neophyte Writer at http://kristibernard.wordpress.com is a place where writers can learn and develop their skills. It features author interviews, book reviews, and trends in the world of writing.

Kristi began her writing career as a technical writer by creating Standard Operating Procedures Manuals (SOPs), Service Level Agreements (SLA), Work Level Agreements (WLA) and Administrative Manuals for various employers. She also has articles listed at BizyMoms, Ezine Articles, The Raise Foundation, BlogHer and at various other blogs and sites.

In addition to writing books for children she does book reviews for Tiger Tales Books, Book Pleasures, National Geographic Kids and The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLDC) in which her editorial reviews are posted at Barnes & Nobles Books. She has featured articles and book reviews at The National Writing For Children Center (NWFCC) in which she was a contributing editor. Kristi is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Association of Children’s Authors & Illustrators of Color (ACAIC).

Kristi’s main focus is on writing, book reviewing, blogging, helping parents get their kids reading, helping authors promote their work and volunteering for non-profit organizations. She can be found on Facebook Networked, Twitter, Pintrest and Google+. Her informative sites are:

You can reach her with questions, speaking requests, writing assistance, children’s books and platform building concerns at kbernard817@gmail.com.


About jcladyluv

Jimmetta Carpenter is the Editor and Creator of the Free Fall Literary E-Zine and the Spoken Like A Queen E-Zine. She has dedicated herself to the power of the words and given into her passion for writing and has been writing poetry officially since the age of ten. She has a book of poetry titled “The Art of Love” published through lulu.com under the pen name Gemini. She is currently finishing up with her first novel and already working on her second. In 1998 she had her poem “Rest In Peace” published in an anthology put out by the International Library of Poetry and in the Spring of 2007 will have another poem titled “Through The Eyes of an Angel” published in another anthology also put out by the International Library of Poetry. She was also awarded the Editor’s Choice Award for that poem as well. She is looking forward to having a very long and rewarding career in writing and hopes that through living out her dreams she can inspire someone else out there to realize theirs. Her advice to other up and coming authors is to NEVER stop believing N your dreams and don’t ever be afraid to dream big. Jimmetta can be contacted by sending her an e-mail at freefall_lbp@yahoo.com or jcladyluv@yahoo.com.

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