HAPPY OWL-OWEEN, everybody!!! Yes…yes, I know it’s supposed to be Halloween, but today we are celebrating the launch of Laura Gehl’s brand-new picture book, Happy
Category: Writing – Picture Books
KidLit Interview with the Fabulous Author, VALERIE BOLLING
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Having connected with Valerie through New England SCBWI, I have been amazed to watch Valerie’s career blossom in a short time. She’s
Meet the Fords: A Family You Won’t Soon Forget
On the night of that child’s 4th birthday in March 2015, they looked their mother straight in the eye (still wearing their favorite Elsa gown from the day’s birthday festivities) and proudly declared, “Mom, I’m not a boy. I’m a girl. In my heart and in my brain.”
October Picture Book Opportunities
Happy Fall! Or Spring for those who are south of the equator. OCTOBER EVENTS Challenges, Contests, Mentorships, Awards, and Events Webinars & Conferences Multi-Week Courses
Bringing Up a Writing Family: A Kidlit Journey with Award-Winning Author Jane Yolen
René Bartos: I am so excited to be able to chat with author Jane Yolen today! Welcome to Writers’ Rumpus Jane! I am humbled and
How NOT to become a published author
There are many useful books and posts to help you get your completed manuscript published, but if you’re bound and determined NOT to become a published author, avoid them like the plague. Instead, here are 10 quick and easy tips to help you remain safely unpublished.
COVER REVEAL, TRUCKER KID
Trucker Kid, my sixth book to come into the hands of children, launches on January 1, 2023. Fans of the amazing Nerdy Book Club will
Get Ready For Picture Book Summit 2022!
One of the things I love about writing picture books is being a part of the fabulous community of writers that do it. Picture book
How to Picture Book!
A roundup of posts with practical advice for authors and illustrators.
INTERVIEW WITH PICTURE BOOK AUTHOR ELISA BOXER
One of my favorite things to do here on Writers’ Rumpus is interview kidlit authors. Because creative people are fascinating, aren’t they? Sometimes an author’s
Meet #kidlit debut author, Rebecca Gardyn Levington
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Rebecca through a #kidlit group we were both part of. She’s a talented writer and a lovely lady and I
Hope Is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese American Poet Kahlil Gibran
“There once was a boy shot from a bow like an arrow. / Strong and straight, he flew across the world, connecting many people with