Hoping this post finds you and yours safe and healthy at home. This month’s list includes extra offerings from the ever-generous kidlit community, intended to
Kirsti Call: Marcie Colleen is the kind of person who make you happy just by being around her. She is one of the most supportive
In 2018 I was lucky enough to meet the sweet and talented Kelly Carey at a magical event known as the Whispering Pines Writers’ Retreat. We shared lunch and talked about the journeys of our debut picture books. Today, I am so pleased to interview Kelly about How Long is Forever? which will hit bookshelves everywhere next month.
Let’s be honest, writing can be sometimes frustrating at its best, and daunting at its worst. I have sat staring at a computer screen with
Happy Spring! March is a busy month for kidlit challenges, contests, and courses. This month’s list has three parts: MARCH events are listed first, followed
Two delightful debut picture books recently graced my doorstep, courtesy of Candlewick, and it’s my pleasure to introduce them to all of you. “What a
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I “met” Karen through a Facebook group, Jewish Kidlit Mavens. She’s an inspirational talented #kidlit woman. Welcome, Karen! KAREN ROSTOKER-GRUBER: Hi! CGE:
Welcome back for another roundup of online opportunities for picture book writers and illustrators. Scroll through the whole list–February has some amazing events that happen
Writing picture books is not easy. It is a concentrated, deep, and selective process which we consider an art.
Carol Gordon Ekster: It’s such a small #kidlit community. I’ve interviewed two of your critique buddies and they sent you to me. I’m honored and
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.
Do you ever get a book idea in your head but don’t know where it’s going? Do you find that you have a saggy middle?