Sunday, November 21, 2010

Day 5 - On The Go With Children's Author Nancy I. Sanders

Welcome to Day 5 of the National Writing For Children Authors Showcase Featuring Nancy I. Sanders.

Nancy I. Sanders delights in touching the hearts of young readers through the wonderful world of books.  She also loves to teach and inspire other writers how to experience success.  

Nancy's book America's Black Founders is a hit for kids, parents and teachers.

In this amazing age of technology, her favorite avenues to “speak” are virtual! Teachers and librarians can contact her for a virtual school “visit” (find out more details at
Plus, she was just hosting a week-long forum/workshop at the Muse Online Writers Conference in October. It was awesome!
To explore where Nancy’s been speaking recently (CDs of some of her classes can be ordered) or link up with her in the year ahead to hear her speak, see the following schedule. Her speaking schedule is updated frequently on her site at

August 12-14, 2010
Write His Answer
Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers’ Conference
Nancy taught a 5-class Continuing Session on Writing for Children. CDs of the classes are now available if you weren’t able to attend the conference. Here are the CONTINUING SESSION workshop titles you can order of my CDs on their website at

C8A Build a Successful Writing Career
C8B Writing for Children’s Magazines
C8C Create Fictional Characters Kids Love
C8D Write for the Beginning Readers Market
C8E Yes! You Can Write Picture Books

October 11-17, 2010
The Muse Online Writers Conference
Yes! You are a Children’s Writer: Week-long Forum
Nancy offered tips and advice on how to focus your writing tasks in one hour each day for one month to lay the foundation for a successful career as a children’s writer.

October 19, 2010
Tuesday at 7:30 pm in Rancho Cucamonga
Nancy spoke at a teacher’s sorority and shared an inside peek into the life of a children’s writer.

November 9, 2010
Tuesday at 10:00 PST
Let’s Talk about Book Contracts
Children Writers Coaching Club
Hop on board for this live teleclass (on the phone) or purchase and download the recording to learn more about book contracts. Nancy will be reading from a selection of the 80 actual book contracts she has signed over her 25-year career.

January 8, 2011
Saturday, 2:00-4:30 pm
SCBWI San Diego
Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers
Yes! You Can Write Children’s Books, Get Them Published, and Build a Successful Career
Need inspiration, motivation, and practical application to start experiencing success as a children’s writer? Come join this workshop with Nancy and watch your career set sail!

February 17, 2011, 9:30-12:30
Nancy I. Sanders will share tips on how to establish a writing career. Her books will be on sale for purchase for a special author signing.

May 20-21, 2011
Antelope Valley Christian Writers Conference
Nancy is the Keynote Speaker on Friday night and will be sharing her message, “Called to be God’s Scribes.” On Saturday, she’ll teach a workshop for children’s writers and take private appointments.

You can be a fan of Nancy’s and follow her posts in cyberspace!

Teachers and librarians:
America’s Black Founders:
Book for children’s writers:’s Group:
Writer’s Group:



Blog for children’s writers:
Inspirational photoblog for writers:
Facebook for family and friends.

Other sites of Nancy’s include:
Nancy’s books:

If you would like to learn more about Nancy please visit the other hosts on the tour at:
Day 1 Host: Irene Roth -
Day 2 Host: Terri Forehand -
Day 3 Host: Nicole Weaver -
Day 4 Host: Suzanne Lieurance -
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