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!
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
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
I’ve long been a fan of Margo Sorenson’s work and I’m thrilled to interview her on the book birthday of her latest picture book: Calvin
No matter which collection of descriptive writing tools you choose, all will help you SHOW instead of TELL!
by Kirsti Call and Corey Rosen Schwartz It’s rare to find a rhyming picture book where the words flow so seamlessly that you forget to
I told the authors and illustrators of the Soaring ’20s debut group that it was time to come clean…about their writing process that is. So I asked them, are you a plotter or a pantser?
I’m a huge fan of podcasts and their wealth of free content available at just the tap of the screen. Last November I even wrote
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Charnelle, what beautiful illustrations you created for Alice Faye Duncan’s text, JUST LIKE A MAMA, a lyrical read aloud celebrating adopted children,
Guest Post by Kataneh Vahdani, author of Kat and Juju, out this month from Two Lions Press. I remember when I was a little girl
Kirsti Call: Ruth Spiro‘s BABY LOVES FIVE SENSES series combines simple text with expressive illustrations to explain complex science in a simple and engaging way.
Guest Post by Sue Lowell Gallion I’m fascinated with board books. Especially novelty board books, with features like tabs, flaps, die cuts (cutouts, layers, or