I have a confession to make. I haven’t written anything new in six months. My hiatus started after writing 12,000 words of a new novel,
The free online education offered during Reading for Research Month (ReFoReMo) challenges writers to read picture books for writing research. Each weekday of March features
It is important to be aware of the visual voices of picture book authors and illustrators around the world. We can all inspire one another
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
Happy December, everyone! Can you believe the year is almost over? If you’re like me, you are trying to live in the moment, with all
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Jamie at the NESCBWI ’18 conference. We were both attendees at one of Jane Yolen’s boot camps and so we
As a professional, or someone starting in publishing, you need visibility. You could find a website designer, or you do your own. Don’t think you can? Think again.
Writing can often seem like a solitary occupation, and for a new writer this can be discouraging. Sometimes it feels like you’re writing in a
Amy Courage: Today on Writers’ Rumpus, we’re joined by Ame Dyckman, the author of numerous funny and sweet picture books, including WOLFIE THE BUNNY, YOU
It’s the end of November, and with it goes another YA’LL Fest. This was my third YA’LL Fest, and each year I learn valuable information.
I’m directing a play at school and have been at rehearsals every day this week until late. Please enjoy this ever-popular post from NaNoWriMo 2016.
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