What one professional hails as genius, another may label as slight. I’m challenging you to gather perspectives.
Our stories are often long in gestation and as personal to us as if they were born of our flesh and blood. If you want
The art of the wordless spread is a thing of beauty. It leaves room for the reader to react to the story without being told
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
Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Have you ever felt like you’re writing
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 writing picture books. What’s not to love? They’re short, fun, and full of sweet, quirky characters that you can make do pretty much
GUEST POST BY WENDY ORR Wendy Orr is the author of many award-winning books, including Nim’s Island, Nim at Sea, Rescue on Nim’s Island, Raven’s
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
If you’re a voracious reader like me, you’re constantly searching for new books to consume. With so many enticing books vying for our attention, it’s
To write a good book, you need a killer plot with no plot holes, a vivid setting, and characters that stay with the reader long
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