With so many wonderful Writers’ Rumpus posts to choose from, it’s always a delightful challenge to decide which to include in my annual review.
Sure, authors get acknowledgement pages to wax poetic about all the many, many people who help turn a manuscript into an actual book, but sometimes an
Last Saturday Deborah Sampson (aka Robert Shurtlieff) gave a stirring performance at my library. In reality, talented historical reenactor Judith Kalaora brought to life the
The free online education offered during Reading for Research Month (ReFoReMo) challenges writers to read picture books for writing research. Each weekday of March features
Join a group! It really helps. In 2018 our members & associates had 12 Books published, 3 republished, 4 translations, 3 agent signings, 3 award
It’s the end of November, and with it goes another YA’LL Fest. This was my third YA’LL Fest, and each year I learn valuable information.
YALLFest is an annual November event in Charleston, South Carolina, celebrating young adult literature and its authors. Essentially, it’s a book festival that brings together
Walk, run, or skate to your nearest bookseller or library: today is Roller Boy’s book birthday!
The Boston Teen Author Festival (BTAF18) opened its doors to more than 600 lit-crazed readers and writers this past Saturday and I was lucky enough to be
All writers have at least one thing in common: we love books. We all have those stories that have inspired us, the authors we
Recently, my book PET THE PETS (my third book … and very first novelty/lift –the-flap book) was released into the world! The concept began as
Today’s the day that my second picture book, ALLIE ALL ALONG, becomes available wherever books are sold! On the surface, the story is about toddler