On September 1st, 2017 my newest picture book, YOU KNOW WHAT? released with Clavis Books. This was an unusual launch for me in many ways.
Dreaming Robot Press is a tiny little publisher in the small town of Las Vegas, NM – much less glamorous than its sister city in
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
of Rob Broder is Publisher of Ripple Grove Press, an independent, family-run children’s book publishing company. He and his wife Amanda started Ripple Grove Press
You’ve revised and polished your manuscript, which your critique group has been helping you tweak, and perhaps you’ve even received feedback from a beta reader.
I love a good quote and aspire to create one someday. Until I find the right words, here’s a list of my favorites to keep
In my travels over the interwebs, I came across The Manuscript Academy, a website partnered with Manuscript Wish List, that provides classes and conferences that
Carol Gordon Ekster: Ruth Spiro is one of those wonderful #kidlit folks that I connected with through our shared experience of being alumni of Jane Yolen’s
Goodreads is the best method I’ve found to keep track of my reading. This site can also help you discover new books to read. There’ll
Have you ever come across a picture book and found it difficult to determine who created the illustrations? Most of the time, the illustrator’s name
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Laya, what led you to become a writer for children? LAYA STEINBERG: The one-word answer: children. Mine. I know, that’s two words. Probably
by Josh Funk *This article was originally posted on 24 Carrot Writing. Marketing. What are my thoughts on marketing a picture book? Where do I
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I found Danielle through her wonderful blog about picture books, “This Picture Book Life.” Her literary love is evident and I’ve been
Do you have a complete Young Adult or Middle Grade Manuscript? Are you still stuck on edits? Do you need a hand to get you