Friday, March 28, 2008

ATTENTION TEEN WRITERS!!!!

Did you know that there are publishing companies who have writing contests just for teens. Check these out:



HarperCollins:

www.myspace.com/harperteen



Scholastic, Inc.

www.artandwriting.org/enter.htm

http://www.thisispush.com/write/index.asp



How 'bout helping publishers give you what you want to read:

Free Spirit Press

www.freespirit.com/teens/teens.cfm

Henry Holt

http://www.henryholtchildrensbooks.com/ingroup.htm

Sharyn November, Editor Extraordinaire

http://www.sharyn.org/survey.html

Read and Review

http://www.flamingnet.com/



Fun Stuff and Updates:

http://www.randomhouse.com/teens/



Scholarships, anyone?

us.penguingroup.com/static/html/services-academic/essayhome.html



Here's a plug for a semi-new database made available by the Westchester Library System: the LearningExpress link is: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/node/297


There are loads of practice tests available oline, including the SAT, ACT, PSAT, civil service exams, TOEFL(Test of English as a Foreign Language), GED, and even citizenship tests. And it's all free!