I first met April at Kindling Words, a writing retreat. We happened to have gotten paired together for a funny ice-breaking activity of looking into
From attending conferences and connecting online, I have met and been inspired by illustrators and authors at all different stages of reaching their publishing goals.
GUEST POST by SARAH S. BRANNEN Like many children’s book writers and illustrators, I have a second job: I cover figure skating for icenetwork.com and
I loved Jenny Kostecki-Shaw’s work from the minute I read her books. They are beautifully illustrated with wonderful themes – kid friendly and parent friendly.
Dr. Mira Reisberg is a font of knowledge. Her passion for children’s literature and children’s book writers is obvious in everything that she does. I’ve
By Kirsti Call I first met Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen at the NESCBWI conference where she taught a picture book workshop with energy and humor. I was
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Can you tell us a little about your journey of becoming an author/illustrator? SARAH BRANNEN: I always knew I was going to
By Kirsti Call Kidlit411 is exactly what it sounds like; a high quality site with all the information you would ever want as a kidlit
Interview with Katie Davis, by Kirsti Call I met Katie Davis at the NESCBWI Conference last spring. Her energy is unrivaled and her books are delightful. I’m
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Hazel Mitchell at the Kindling Words writers’ retreat. What you cannot tell from this interview is that she has the
I am SO thrilled to finally be fulfilling a life-long dream of mine to become a published author and I want to share that excitement
The Raindrop Who Couldn’t Fall was released December 15th and at my book launch I felt grateful as I read my story to a throng of supportive