Fantasy is one of my favorite genres. I love to escape our world for a moment and believe in the fantastical. However, my belief is
As an ELA/SAT tutor and member of multiple kidlit writing groups, I’ve noticed certain words cause more vexation than others. Worry no more! My goal
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Harrington, a fan of Writers’ Rumpus, is an acclaimed author with Scholastic, Penguin, and Sterling Childrens Books. I interviewed her below.
My first thought after reading an article in the SCBWI Winter 2018 newsletter about accommodations for dyslexic readers was that this significant problem seemed easy
My favorite way to start each day is in my favorite chair with a book, giant mug of coffee, and boxer at my feet (or
When faced with a new project that I’m not sure how to approach, often my first instinct is total avoidance. All of a sudden, the
“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” –David Brooks
Guest post by Heidi Fiedler As an editor who’s also a writer, I am keenly aware of how overwhelming it can feel when you first
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
The Fault in Our Stars, Will Grayson, Will Grayson, Paper Towns, and Looking for Alaska are radiant novels by John Green. His newest YA, Turtles
Sing to the tune of “My Favorite Things” by Rodgers and Hammerstein: Snowflakes on noses and text-able mittens Antlers on doggies and bells on soft
Writing is very much like real estate.
As an art teacher, I find a lot of inspiration for my work comes from my students, and their experiences in class. My self-published chapter
As you might remember, I absolutely love the Spring conference run by the New England chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators