Ever since my first SCBWI conference I have touted the importance of attending these functions to every writer who asks me how to get published.
In honor of the release of Monster Needs to Go to School, the sixth book in the Monster&Me series published by Mighty Media Press, I wanted
Okay I might be exaggerating a tiny bit with the title of this blog, but it is an intimidating transition nonetheless. I am a picture
An Open Letter to Celebrity Children’s Book Writers By Paul Czajak My wife did something shocking that rocked the foundation of our marriage. A betrayal
What happens when you, the type of writer who writes solely from inspiration, is asked by your publisher to write about a topic you never
By Paul Czajak I just returned from the 2015 NESCBWI conference a couple of weeks ago and like always, it was fantastic! How many times do
By Paul Czajak Procrastination, negotiation, dramatically, in-lieu; these are words that you probably would not expect to appear in a picture book. Which, in my
By Paul Czajak Slush pile. Two words writers hate. So much so that I use it like a swear, “What the Slush pile!!” But it is
By Paul Czajak Right now I sit in my house and it is silent. A silence that some have described as the deep breath before
By Paul Czajak [UPDATE: Scarletta has been rebranded as Mighty Media Press.] Those of you who know me know that I have been very lucky
By Paul Czajak Just recently I was interviewed by the Boston Herald about my series Monster&Me. Specifically Monster Needs A Costume, since it will be
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Not for me but for Monster Needs His Sleep! Yes, the second book in the Monster & Me™ series hits the shelves
By Paul Czajak I had a wonderful experience last week during World Read Aloud Day, when I was able to set up several classroom visits
By Paul Czajak This is going to sound contradictory, but when it comes to writing a picture book, your book isn’t finished until it’s incomplete.