meaning books for kids. It's called "Aydin," after the deceased child of
one of our members. It was a tragedy for the family, and Lea wanted to
memorialize the young life of Aydin in a line of books about special
Because my sister has Down Syndrome, that's something that strikes close to home for me…special children.
The books don't have to be about handicapped children, however. You can write a story about any child making a difference. These books should be fiction, and they're aimed towards children. (Guidelines for it and all the Muse It Young books are here:
I don't know yet if I'll be able write about someone like my sister. Sometimes the things that you're closest to are hardest to write about.
~Alice M. Roelke~
"The Space Station Murders," coming May 2011
My publisher: http://museituppublishing.com/musepub/
Book review blog: http://theluminousrabbit.blogspot.com/
Writing credits: http://sites.google.com/site/aliceroelke/