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by Edmund Dulac, 1911
Below are the sites I offer for the October/November/December 2013 issue. October is apple picking time in the USA so there is a basketful of apple tales and of course, resources for Halloween. In addition, November is National Novel Writing Month so there are sites with information to help you travel the publishing road, along with stories to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas. I hope you find something to add to your repertoire.
Building Your Book for Kindle – This is a free Kindle download from Amazon.com. You may view the table of contents at the link.http://tinyurl.com/mbmd46q
How to Publish Short Stories – Seven steps to start you on the road to adding 'author' to your resume.
How to Successfully Self-Publish a Kindle eBook – “You have everything you need to start sharing your message today—fingers, keyboard, and the Internet.” Writer and blogger and Jeff Goins’ breaks it down in five easy sections.http://tinyurl.com/lbkuako
How to Write a Non-fiction Book Proposal –This article shares information on book outlines, specifications, author information and more to help you get it right the first time. http://tinyurl.com/maxh8fw
Independent Publishers and University Presses – From A – Z a list of book publishers, mainly from the U.S. and Canada.http://www.newpages.com/book-publishers/
Online Book Publishing – A 2013 chart comparing 10 of the best online book publishing companies and their services.http://tinyurl.com/lkyys7q
Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions About Children’s Book Publishing by Robin Michal Koontz, SCBWI Regional Advisor.http://www.scbwisocal.org/htmls/FAQs.htm
In some parts of the United States autumn means its apple picking time. I offer you some stories to complement the season.
The Apples of the Hesperides - A Greek Myth. The eleventh tale from the Twelve Labors of Hercules.http://tinyurl.com/k8syyjr
A Boy and His Donkey - Hispanic Southwesthttp://tinyurl.com/lwttvus
The Apple of Contentment by Howard Pyle
The Enchanted Apple Tree - France
Another version of this story is "Tia Miseria's Pear Tree," a story from Puerto Rico.
The Griffin – Germany
The Twelve Months – Russiahttp://russian-crafts.com/tales/12months.html
The Glass Mountain – Polishhttp://tinyurl.com/mbh5q6h
The Golden Apples and the Nine Pea Hens – Serbiahttp://tinyurl.com/mpyratm
Story-Lovers.com - Information and story suggestions from the fabulous Jackie Baldwin.
The Tale of the Three Apples from the Arabian Nightshttp://tinyurl.com/n3d99fx
The Laughing Apple and the Weeping Apple - Turkeyhttp://tinyurl.com/m59oe3r
Halloween is here! Some tales to fright and delight your audiences.
Can Such Things Be? Short, spine tingling tales, published in 1910, to add to your storytelling repertoires from 1910.
Story-Lovers.com - Jackie Baldwin stirs up a witches' brew of stories ideas. Check out the Halloween Bare Bones book, the perfect addition to your library!
Don’t forget to bring some Halloween fun into the classroom!
Halloween Games for the Classroom - “A collection of fun and educational Halloween games that build math and language skills for grades K-5.http://tinyurl.com/ya4hn36
Three multicultural tales to celebrate my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving.
The Circle of Life and the Clambake – A Native American story from the Wampanoag culture that encompasses the spirit of thanksgiving, the circle of life and caring for the earth.http://tinyurl.com/kpdyaq
The Magic of Muskil Gusha – Iranhttp://www.aaronshep.com/stories/048.html
The Scarecrow’s Thanksgiving – Canada
A plethora of all things Christmas piled high under the tree.
World of ChristmasTwenty-two tales and information on Christmas symbols and superstitions.
The link below will take you to all of the Stor e Telling blog posts, with synopses, from my 2007-2012 columns for the national Storytelling Magazine.http://karenchace.blogspot.com/2013/12/stor-e-telling-columns-2007-to-2012.html
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