Lift Off!

Blast Off!

Take off

...with WEEKEND GETAWAYS IN ALABAMA

Designed for
Families
Couples
Singles
Find treasures at the junction of super highways
at the end of little dirt roads.

Sip coffee at sunrise on the white beaches of Gulf Shores.
Savor supper at sunset atop Cheaha Mountain.
But why do it in one day?

Take a weekend and getaway - in Alabama

Credits

Published Works

A Few Titles by Joan Broerman

Books

Weekend Getaways in Alabama
published by Pelican Publishing Co, Gretna, LA

Chapters and Articles Contributed to Books

THE CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE MARKET, 1997
published by The Institute of Children's Literature
"Take a Chance on Adventure"

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER GUIDE TO 1998
published by The Institute of Children's Literature
"Managing the Research Process"

SEARCHING, A Research Guide for Writers
published by The Institute, Inc.
Revised reprint of "Managing the Research Process"

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER GUIDE TO 1999
published by The Institute of Children's Literature
"Building Trust: It Takes Two Books" (profile of editor Karen Grove)
"Professional Organizations, a Writer's Lifeline"
"Children's Conferences Just for You"
"To Be a Better Writer" (profile of National Book Award winner Han Nolan)

THE CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE MARKET, 2002 "The Magic How-To-All Shapes, Sizes, Subjects"

THE CHILDREN'S BOOK MARKET, 2002
published by the Institute of Children's Literature
"Sailing the Seas of Coming of Age Fiction"

CHILDREN'S WRITER GUIDE 2002
"Time Management For Writers"
"Writing for Children's Writers. Tools of the Trade."

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER GUIDE TO 2000
published by The Institute of Children's Literature
"PreK Nonfiction, Across the Street or Across the Millennium"
"Book Fairs & Clubs, The Right Book in the Right Place."

THE CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE MARKET, 2001
published by The Institute of Children's Literature
"Make History Breathe"

CHILDREN'S WRITER - Insider - ABDO Publishing

CHILDREN'S WRITER - "Writing about Travel and Geography - Where Kids Go."

CHILDREN'S WRITER GUIDE TO 2004
Articles on conferences, classes, and manuscript critiques

CHILDREN'S BOOK MARKET 2002,
"Contemporary YA Fiction"

CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE MARKET 2002,
"How To Write How-To's"

CHILDREN'S WRITERS GUIDE TO 2002,
"Time Management for Writers. Revise Your Life."
"Writing for Children's Writers. Journals of the Trade."

Magazines and Newsletters

FIRST DRAFT, THE JOURNAL OF THE ALABAMA WRITERS' FORUM,
"Where Do the Writers Live?" Summer 2002

FIRST DRAFT, THE JOURNAL OF THE ALABAMA WRITERS' FORUM,
"The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Alabama Style." Fall 2000

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, October 2001
"Nurturing Children's Writers" Notes from the SCBWI International Conference

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, December 1997
"How to Spell Opportunity? Pre-kindergarten Magazines"

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, March 1998
"The Emergent Reader"

THE WRITER, May 1998
"Children's Writers Conferences"

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, February 1999
"Success"

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, July 2000
"Children's Religious Magazines"

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, August 2000
"To Tell the Truth...The Real Scoop on PreK Fiction"

SOUTHERN LADY, Spring 2001,
"Helping Others Tell Their Stories"
Profile of radio/TV personality, Edie Hand

THE CHILDREN'S WRITER, December 2002
"Introducing Important People: Children's Biographies, from 5-9"

Published in the CHILDREN'S WRITER, August 2003
"Role Models - It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"

Photo Credits and Websites

CHILD TIMES, various articles

THE SCBWI BULLETIN, February/March 1998 (Han Nolan).

WEEKEND GETAWAYS IN ALABAMA
published by Pelican Publishing Company, 2000
30 photos

The Institute of Children's Literature site carries transcripts of the past year's interviews. The June 17, 1999 topic was "Getting on Track--and Staying There" and the full transcript can be found at www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/tr01/5_joan_broerman.shtml

On July 19, 2001,topic was the same but updated. The transcript is at www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/tr01/jb2.shtml

THE PURPLE CRAYON, www.underdown.org/early_rd.htm web site,
"The Emergent Reader", a rewrite of the article appearing in the March 1998 CHILDREN'S WRITER

Poetry

POCKETS MAGAZINE, Dec/Jan 2002, "Winter Day" Reprinted 2008

POCKETS MAGAZINE, May 2004, "Time to Eat"

JUST FOR KIDS

HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN
"The House That Went To School" publishing date TBA
"Marching to Vote" publishing date TBA

POCKETS magazine:
"The Chocolate Chip Lie," winner 1st fiction contest

Other stories based on characters in "Chocolate Chip Lie"

"What I Did Last Summer"
"What? Skip Thanksgiving?"
"Scientist Sam"
"Hangin' Out"
"S.O.S. Save One Snake"
"Wild Wednesday"

Other stories printed in POCKETS:

"Muddy Feet and Apple Pie"
"Best Friends"
"Granddad's Happy Hat"
"Andy's #1 Talent"
"Pieces of the Puzzle" (Easy Reader) Reprinted 2004
"Welcome Back, Bluebird" (nonfiction)

Send a Note joanbroerman@charter.net

2/12/2013