Lee Wind Newsletter #33 - December 7 - 20, 2013

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Lee Wind

Dec 20, 2013, 10:54:10 AM12/20/13
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Happy Holidays! I hope you enjoy the thirty-third edition of my newsletter.

It's organized into four sections, 

1.  New on the "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" Blog
2.  Lee's News
3.  Children's Literature, SCBWI and Publishing World Updates
4.  Current Inspiration

I hope you find it useful and inspiring.

Thanks for reading, and here's to a wonderful 2014 ahead!

p.s.  If you'd like to be in touch, please don't hit reply - just send me an email directly at iamle...@gmail.com  Thanks!

1.  New on the "I'm Here. I'm Queer.  What the Hell do I Read?" Blog:


The Spirit Of Detroit- A College-Age sequel to "Drama Queers" http://bit.ly/18UqMl9 #LGBTQ 


The Gravity Between Us - A New Adult Lesbian Romance http://bit.ly/1kzyAsn


Tyler Buckspan – Is the guy a Gay Teen in 1960s Florida likes a clairvoyant or a con artist http://bit.ly/1bQiR6a


Free Reads: 2 Short Stories about college guys falling for other guys http://bit.ly/1bQiR6a


The Center Of Everything- A MG Story of A Girl Dealing With Loss, Love & the Power of Friendship http://bit.ly/1eoxS3E


My Brother's Name- A Just-Out-Of-High-School Adventure Into Schizophrenia, Identity & Gender http://bit.ly/1gIETwd

Culture, Politics, & Gay-Straight Alliance Info:

#LGBT Science- Exploring the origins of sexual orientation & gender identity http://bit.ly/18CRXyo


Tom Daley, British Olympic Diver, comes out at bisexual http://bit.ly/1c13ngQ


Toy Shopping, Gender-Neutral Style http://bit.ly/1fEUN85


India Goes Backwards and makes it a crime to be gay (restoring an 1861 anti-gay law) http://bit.ly/19ybdxU


2.  Lee's News:

I’m looking forward to rejuvenating, re-charging, and reading some great books over my two week holiday blogging break. (Though I’ll still be posting at SCBWI: The Blog)

For these holiday weeks, here Are Some Great Posts From 2013 To Catch Up On... http://bit.ly/1bV4GNm

See you in 2014!

3.  Children's Literature, SCBWI and Publishing World Updates 

Congratulations to #scbwi Jane Yolen Mid-List Author Award Winner & Honorees! http://bit.ly/J69vJH


#scbwi 2013 Crystal Kite Winner Dave Cousins (for "15 Days Without A Head") http://bit.ly/1cbuabQ


A post for Friday the 13th – Karen Thompson Walker’s TED talk: What Fear Can Teach Us http://bit.ly/1i1EwgF


What's the 2nd most competitive job in the USA? http://bit.ly/JHog5K #scbwi 


4.  Current Inspiration:

"Warhol: Do you want to be respected for your beauty?

Silverman: No one respects beauty."

- From the October 2013 interview Sarah Silverman did in Interview magazine, answering questions Andy Warhol asked back in the 1970s and 1980s. http://bit.ly/HaY1Ec 

Lee Wind, M.Ed.

KID LIT With Lisa Loeb

Blogger, Author, Speaker

Founding Blogger of the Award-Winning "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" at http://www.leewind.org
Official Blogger for SCBWI: THE BLOG at http://scbwi.blogspot.com/ and Captain of SCBWI Team Blog
Co-Regional Advisor, SCBWI Los Angeles 
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