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
If you’re a novelist, whether you outline your books before you begin drafting or not, there comes a point where you have to be able
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
By Lexi Donahue and Keri Demers If we told you to sit down right now and compose a wedding toast, a college essay, a resume
You know the feeling. You crack the cover on a brand new book you’ve been waiting to get your hands on, and three pages in
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.
A few years ago I took up writing limericks for National Poetry Month. Writing a limerick a day is both fun and difficult. What helped
Do you write or illustrate picture books? Throughout 2020, Writers’ Rumpus will post a monthly list of online challenges, courses, contests, and events for picture
With so many wonderful Writers’ Rumpus posts to choose from, it’s always a delightful challenge to decide which to include in my annual review.
What better gift can there be for a children’s book author or illustrator than being part of an organization like the Society of Children’s Book