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How the generosity of writing communities turned a blog post idea into a whole new resource page and 12 monthly posts.
Kim Chaffee has been an invigorating presence in our Writers’ Rumpus group since she joined in 2016. Her debut year has included two picture books:
Every field has its own jargon — words, terms, and acronyms that sound like a whole special language. Publishing is no exception. What’s a newbie
Just two days after the cover reveal for IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF TRUE, the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting happened. The Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shooting was
Back in the 1940s, when computers could crash from a real bug, Monotype was the top option for detailed typesetting. Unlike Linotype, which quickly produced
Join a group! It really helps. In 2018 our members & associates had 12 Books published, 3 republished, 4 translations, 3 agent signings, 3 award
Need to revise your NaNoWriMo novel in January? Do your descriptions leave you flat? Is your character hiding his/her/its emotional truth? Try an online course
I received an Advanced Reader Copy of the U.S. edition in return for an honest review. Thirteen-year-old Elliot lives in constant fear of everything. Some
In my day job as an editor in educational publishing, the formatting of a sample manuscript can determine whether I hire a freelance writer or
Attention procrastinators! Do you still need to make some New Year’s resolutions about your writing or illustrating? If so, you’re in luck! Here is a
Or, Why you shouldn’t talk during your own critiques An encore post from 2014. Have you ever been part of a focus group? Eight to