There are many useful books and posts to help you get your completed manuscript published, but if you’re bound and determined NOT to become a published author, avoid them like the plague. Instead, here are 10 quick and easy tips to help you remain safely unpublished.
One of my favorite things to do here on Writers’ Rumpus is interview kidlit authors. Because creative people are fascinating, aren’t they? Sometimes an author’s
“There once was a boy shot from a bow like an arrow. / Strong and straight, he flew across the world, connecting many people with
I’m excited to review several new picture books generously provided and published by Candlewick Press. These beauties all share a summertime theme and take place
The very first picture book I ever wrote was called Wilma and the Big Scream. It featured dramatic lines like: The scream was so loud
Brace yourself, because this is the blog piece where I talk about God. I realize this could be received by you in all sorts of
If you are a bit unclear about what a neutrino is, you need this picture book. And if you wonder what makes a good non-fiction
Hope, Mindy, and Nonieqa are all members of the Soaring ’20’s group of talented and prolific authors, and each one continues to bring us picture (and other) books full of heart.
Carol Gordon Ekster writes picture books–all kinds of them, inspired by all sorts of different topics that engage her, and in turn, engage her young
Author Janet Lawler is always surprised by illustrations for her books, but she is grateful that artists add to her stories and create picture book magic.
At nearly 10 inches by 12 inches, Africa, Amazing Africa Country by Country, written by Atinuke and beautifully illustrated by Mouni Feddag, is the perfect coffee table book. But this book is so much more than a visual treat: it’s a lyrical and engaging nonfiction homage to Africa’s diversity of people, traditions, animals, and landscapes that is sure to delight children and adults alike.
Chelsea Lin Wallace and I met rather serendipitously over social media many months ago, and I do feel that fate was somehow at work in