From Changing Minds: Plots (includes Booker's Seven Basic Plots)
From WNDB (We Need Diverse Books): WNDB Announces the 2018 Water Awards, with Jacqueline Woodson & Linda Sue Park
From The Bookseller: Children's author Babette Cole dies (after this write up - I so wish I'd known her!)
From Muddy Colors: Art for Exposure - NO!
From The New York Times: Ask Roxane: Is It Too Late to Follow My Dreams?
From SLJs 100 Scope Notes: For a laugh: Auto-Completed Children's Books (#1) Goodnight Moon
From the New Statesman: Why Norway is the best place in the world to be a writer
From Brightly: The Best Children's and YA Books of January 2018
From The New York Times: Jacqueline Woodson Is Named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
From The Casual Optimist: Notable YA Covers of 2017 - GREAT!
From ABC Australia: From Sleeping Beauty to The Frog Prince: Why we shouldn't ban fairytales