If you are a children's writer and you do not belong to THE ONLY professional organization for kid-lit writers, you need to join today. The organization is the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Here's the link to the national site. Here is the link to the local SCBWI-Illinois chapter. And here is the latest Prairie Wind journal, published by the SCBWI-IL. Great info! Great tips! Read and enjoy.