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
What is your vision for the perfect summer day? Wakeboarding with your Weimaraner? Cuddling with your Calico? Cooking chewy, gooey Chocolate Chip cookies? Sipping spiked lemonade
Yes, writers and illustrators in other countries produce wonderful children’s books, as we do. And why shouldn’t we consider those too? A number of years
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