CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Chaffee joined our SCBWI critique group a few years back and was an instant shining light in her dedication to the
Back in the 1940s, when computers could crash from a real bug, Monotype was the top option for detailed typesetting. Unlike Linotype, which quickly produced
I am thrilled to be here on Writers’ Rumpus today interviewing my friend K.R. Conway. For those who don’t know her, Kate (who publishes under
Racing through the mall Voice croaking like a frog Wishing you were home sweet home Perusing your favorite blog! Is it my imagination, or does
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Jamie at the NESCBWI ’18 conference. We were both attendees at one of Jane Yolen’s boot camps and so we
As a professional, or someone starting in publishing, you need visibility. You could find a website designer, or you do your own. Don’t think you can? Think again.
When I first got into this industry, I didn’t even realize that author/illustrator school visits were a thing! I had so much to learn about
Walk, run, or skate to your nearest bookseller or library: today is Roller Boy’s book birthday!
The Boston Teen Author Festival (BTAF18) opened its doors to more than 600 lit-crazed readers and writers this past Saturday and I was lucky enough to be
This article is mostly about separating colors for print by hand (about which David Weisner has said “Horrors!”), as was done years ago. And a
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
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: When I first started my own writing career, it seemed every #kidlit event I went to I’d bump into Anne Broyles. And