Writers’ Rumpus is taking a break for the winter holiday season. We’ll resume our regular Tuesday and Friday posting schedule the first week of 2017.
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the pleasure of living in the same town as Alyson and watching her grow up into a beautiful, intelligent, and
Josh Funk had two picture book releases in the last 8 days (PIRASAURS! and DEAR DRAGON) – and today he shares how he’s gone about promoting them.
The American Library Association (ALA) annual conference, a ginormous offering for ALA’s 68,000 member librarians, was held this past weekend in Orlando at the
I just got back from another amazing conference – this time, it was the 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference, held this year at Iona College
Confused by what Mama, wist je dat? means? Well, it’s the title of my new picture book, YA KNOW WHAT?, but in Dutch. Let me
I’m crazy excited to celebrate the release of The Sleepover today—a book I had a ridiculous amount of fun writing, and hopefully one that will
I’m still working out the best way to dive into social media for my illustration work, but recently I started using Instagram and I’m loving
By Kirsti Call I’ve always loved poetry. Robert Frost’s STOPPING BY THE WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING and Emily Dickinson’s I’M NOBODY are permanently seared
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: It is always the most amazing time in a writer’s life when that first book gets sold. You wait for the contract,
The 2016 New England Regional SCBWI Conference will be held on Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1 at the Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel in Springfield, MA. And today, February 9th, registration opens at noon.
About this time last year, ReFoReMo rolled out the red carpet and welcomed over 400 interested picture book writers to join in a research mission: