CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I just love social media. I connected with Nancy when we both had picture book birthdays on the same day, September 1,
Even if you don’t have as much BIC time or that laser focus, there are still many valuable ways to be productive during these summer months.
Guest Post by Rebecca Crockett A few months ago I had an incredible opportunity to discuss my work with a high-level editor at a well-known
(Note: this is a re-blog of a guest post that originally appeared on The Late Bloomer’s Book Blog. Coordinated by reading teacher Gigi McAllister, the blog who
Three cheers for librarians everywhere! The Memorial Hall Library in Andover, Massachusetts, is my second home, and I am grateful for our friendly, helpful, and
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