Show them some love: flashbacks are powerful if used purposefully and introduced clearly.
I’m so excited to interview Susan Kusel about her debut picture book, The Passover Guest.
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Making sense of words, meaning, worlds, characters, and structures is what we do when we write. Whether fiction or nonfiction, we are called to research every element to enable the best reader-experience.
Interview with Cathy Carr, Debut MG Author of 365 Days to Alaska, PLUS a Giveaway!
Guest Post by Almitra Clay Especially for all you NaNoWri-mers with fresh drafts, here’s a reprise of a popular post. As I have rewritten the
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for January, 2021
Happy Holidays to one and all in what has been the most tumultuous year many of us have ever experienced. As 2020 draws to a close (phew!), at least one thing remains unchanged: it’s time once again for the annual Writers’ Rumpus Review!
Well, we made it to December, everyone! Alleluia, 2020 is almost over! Normally, I’m trying to live in the moment, with all of the holiday
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
The book is a lightly spooky STEM novel that features eleven-year-old aspiring naturalist, Maggie, and her conspiracy theorist/YouTuber best friend, Nate, who have to solve the mystery surrounding a strange glow-in-the-dark fungus that’s spreading through their small town. Kirkus Reviews called the book, “packed to the gills with fun.”
You may be thinking it’s a wee bit early to be worrying/stressing about this but you’re wrong.
I’ve had the great pleasure of attending two of Rajani LaRocca’s book launches – in person for MIDSUMMER’S MAYHEM, her award-winning debut middle grade novel
(Random thoughts from a Picture Book Writer) Guest Post by Rob Broder Can your friends read an entire book without falling asleep? Do people end
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: At a family event, my cousin and his daughter approached me wanting to connect me with the daughter’s friend who was having
5 Fabulous Things about Don’t Feed the Coos! by Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox