Fifteen years ago, probably at a NESCBWI conference, I learned that Agents and Editors preferred writers to maintain a social media presence. Ten years ago,
THE DAY MY BEST FRIEND AND A MIGRAINE SLEPT OVER published on October 11, and I’m back to share some practical details about the self-publishing process. Hope they’re helpful!
Perfectionist and overachiever Prudence Daniels casts judgment on those around her and finds most people seriously lacking. High on her list of disappointments is her lab partner Quint Erickson, who waltzes in late for their end-of-year presentation.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Having connected with Valerie through New England SCBWI, I have been amazed to watch Valerie’s career blossom in a short time. She’s
There are many useful books and posts to help you get your completed manuscript published, but if you’re bound and determined NOT to become a published author, avoid them like the plague. Instead, here are 10 quick and easy tips to help you remain safely unpublished.
Not only is Laura an immensely talented YA author, she’s also a mother, avid reader, member of SCBWI critique groups, and social justice activist. She
Are you a fan of gouache, like me? No, not goulash (though I am a fan of that, too, particularly on a cold day). I
In the spirit of social distancing, I give you “How To Use Screencastify” for Authors. Screencastify is a simple way that you can make a
With so many wonderful Writers’ Rumpus posts to choose from, it’s always a delightful challenge to decide which to include in my annual review.
I recommend GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE not only as a compelling, gorgeously written YA novel, but also as an exceptional world building mentor text.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I “met” Tina Cho through social media. Someone connected us on Instagram when I posted a page from my YOU KNOW WHAT?
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