Kirsti Call: You’ve been a teacher, a theater educator and a nanny. What is it about writing picture books that has you hooked? Marcie Colleen:
Kirsti Call: I first became aware of Tara Lazar when I joined her Picture Book Idea Month (PiBoIdMo) challenge. What a wonderful way to connect
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
Today, Writers’ Rumpus is chatting with Brooke McIntyre, founder of Inked Voices, a website and tool that lets writers run cloud-based critique groups. Brooke is
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
[UPDATE: Scarletta has been rebranded as Mighty Media Press.] Those of you who know me know that I have been very lucky with the fact
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