Show them some love: flashbacks are powerful if used purposefully and introduced clearly.
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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
You may be thinking it’s a wee bit early to be worrying/stressing about this but you’re wrong.
No matter which collection of descriptive writing tools you choose, all will help you SHOW instead of TELL!
The Sisters of Straygarden Place by Haley Chewins is a mystical middle-grade novel that celebrates the importance of family, resilience, and belonging. Chewins masterfully builds
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
Our stories are often long in gestation and as personal to us as if they were born of our flesh and blood. If you want
So you’ve finished the first draft of your new novel. Now what? *I recently finished a first draft of a new novel. Only took five
Encore post first published March, 2019. Shelving a story is a scary concept. You’ve put your heart and soul into this writing. Hours have been
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
By Lori Alexander In 2017, I was excited to make my first nonfiction sale, ALL IN A DROP: HOW ANTONY VAN LEEUWENHOEK DISCOVERED AN INVISIBLE
In the spirit of social distancing, I give you “How To Use Screencastify” for Authors. Screencastify is a simple way that you can make a
Writing is hard. The process of putting words on paper is far from easy. But it’s even worse when you try to put those words