What better gift can there be for a children’s book author or illustrator than being part of an organization like the Society of Children’s Book
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Picture books that gently address the issues of grief and loss are a tremendous resource to help families navigate such difficult times, especially during holidays when the absence of a beloved family member is keenly felt by all.
If you aren’t listening to podcasts these days you are really missing out on tons of useful content. From interviews with industry professionals and reviews
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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.
As Halloween approaches, author Josh Roberts talks with us about what makes for a great spooky middle grade novel.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Dawn, it is so lovely that you are a Writers’ Rumpus reader and reached out about your new books. You are such
When sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg says to adults, “Our house is on fire,” and “Our lives are in your hands,” we must listen. And act. How?
GUEST POST by Heather Gale Do you love reading how authors find their idea? I sure do, for inspiration and the gentle reminder that ideas
Whenever, however, and wherever you choose to insert dialogue tags, it helps to know the punctuation rules!
The summer is drawing to a close, beach days are limited, school buses are starting up, but with the start of fall comes the start