Posted by: Kathy Temean | May 11, 2020

How to Get a Free or Half Priced MG and CB Alchemist Course

Why Diversity Rocks and How to Get a Free or Half Priced Middle Grade and Chapter Book Alchemist Course

Heads up, would you like to receive a free or half off writing two-fer for the Children’s Book Academy’s  Middle Grade Mastery and Chapter Book Alchemist highly interactive e-courses? Well CBA has a whole bunch of scholarships honoring Andrea Davis Pinkney, who contributed a brilliant interview to this course. The scholarships also include, the following fabulous bonuses that were created for students with many others to help them successfully Publish fantastic kid’s books:

Here’s the scholarship criteria along with the reasoning behind it:

The Children’s Book Academy supports WeNeedDiverseBooks and has supported this concept for decades, helping MANY diverse writers and illustrators publish wonderful books. They offer scholarships for writers and illustrators of color, or those who identifying as being LBGQT, having a disability, or being low-income. In other words, those currently underrepresented in the children’s publishing industry. By supporting diversity, the goal is to improve cultural representation so that it reflects the true make-up of the United States and help make a more just and loving world!

In addition, the Children’s Book Academy offers scholarships for SCBWI Regional Advisers, Assistant RAs and Illustrator Coordinators and children’s librarians who do so much unpaid work to help the kidlit field and Aussies and Kiwis because they are so much fun and the exchange rate sucks.

Please help this social justice initiative by sharing the link to this page:

Applications end May 15 midnight right here:

Read or watch some of the testimonials here:

In addition, the Children’s Book Academy has a humungous $100.00 discount, which they are extending until May 20 with this case-sensitive code: 2020MGLove

Over the years many CBA students have received scholarships and been published. In fact, former CBA students have now published over 380 kid’s books and won every major North American award. The Academy has the highest success rate of any school and revels in teaching through fun, pleasure and community while being highly interactive, providing lots of feedback, and multiple exclusive submission opportunities.

Open that door and do something amazing with lots of hand-holding and mentored instruction! Find out more here:

Talk tomorrow,


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