Designed (c) by Mary Nida Smith
Bio Mary Nida Smith, Children Market
Organizations: Member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and founder of Children’s Writers & Illustrators (Mountain Home, AR); Attend: SCBWI AR workshops and retreats during Darcy Pattison and Sandy Fox as Regional Advisors.
Conferences: SCBWI Arkansas and Missouri
Magazines: Kid Magazine Writers, Jan Fields, Editor (Blogging is Important)
Once Upon a Time (Writer’s Block) issue 2007
Newsletters: Mo Scribbles (SCBWI) Arkansas SCBWI News Column and article, “Eliminate Clutter and Stress.”
Winter 2005 SCBWI Australian Chapter’s Newsletter Fine Lines (reprint) “Eliminate Clutter and Stress”
Illustrations: SCBWI National Bulletin (purchase one). Taught others how to write and illustrate a children’s picture book.
Library Summer Program: Taught a writing class for young children for three years at the Baxter County Library, member of the Friends of the Library (Board member five years and a member of Friends of the Library 15 years in 2016)
Blogs: Monthly 2009-2017 W.O.M David L. Harrison (Children’s book author) posted a monthly poem. http://marynidasmith.blogspot.com (Life’s Beautiful Path)
Freelance Writer and author of Submarine Stories of World War II (2008) and Heroes Beneath the Waves: Submarine Stories of the Twentieth Century (2015 ) for youth and adults.