Over the past month, I have been sending out query letters to agents for my middle grade science fiction manuscript. Writing the query letter took much
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met the talented author/illustrator Elizabeth O. Dulemba at the wonderful writers’ retreat, Kindling Words a few years ago. When I read
As creatives, we color by numbers all the time without even realizing it. We want to know if ____ is working for others and if ____ is normal and if ____ has ever happened to our creative friends.
If you’ve been in the query trenches before, or if you’re about to jump in, you probably know that there a few ways to get
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I was fortunate to experience Jane Yolen’s magical picture book boot camp with so many wonderful moments, and so many awesome authors there
UPDATE: CHARACTER PUBLISHING IS NO LONGER IN BUSINESS CAROL GORDON EKSTER: First of all, congratulations, Kristen! That’s quite an undertaking to buy a small press.
Guest Post by Rob Broder — President and Founder of Ripple Grove Press Rob Broder’s guest post, “You Can Judge a Book by Its Title,
Do you have a completed manuscript? Have you been subbing it to agents, but have not found the perfect fit yet? There’s a new and
The query letter. It’s something that strikes fear in the heartiest of us. Asking a stranger if they want to review the book of your
There are two questions I get most often from well-intentioned family and friends. The first is “You must be so rich now that your book
GUEST POST by Rob Broder, President & Founder of Ripple Grove Press We have received over 2000 submissions at Ripple Grove Press (RGP) since we
By Carol Ekster I believe all that matters in life requires courage. I read that in Yoga Journal magazine. Sharing your art was one of