Writers and Bloggers Are Stepping Up

…to help those affected by the recent earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan.

Via Galleycat, author Maureen Johnson has launched an online fundraiser with Shelterbox to help out earthquake victims in Japan, similar to the one that she organized for New Zealand. Check out the details here on Maureen's blog.

Zoe Toft of the Playing by the Book blog, and Bronwyn of the fabulously-named blog Day 1 Every Pen In The House Ran Out Of Ink have organized an effort to personally help families in Christchurch in need of books in the wake of the earthquake there. Click here to find out how you can help.

(Note: this was cross-posted at Finding Wonderland)