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?
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
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I “met” Tina Cho through social media. Someone connected us on Instagram when I posted a page from my YOU KNOW WHAT?
Sunday night we returned from a two-week trip along the Pyrenees Mountains in France, Andorra, and Spain and while in Barcelona, I purchased a remarkable
A friend once told me that if she didn’t have to write, if there weren’t stories building themselves in her head constantly, her life would
Guest Post by Lynne Marie Happy 4th of July, Everyone! I’ll start out with an admission — I write books about holidays. Now, the surprising
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Your debut picture book, Babymoon with Candlewick Press came out on April 2, 2019. This beautiful rhyming text, filled with emotion and
Elaine Kiely Kearns is a light in the kidlit community. I first met her in 12×12 and later interviewed her here on Writer’s Rumpus soon