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
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.
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.
The summer is drawing to a close, beach days are limited, school buses are starting up, but with the start of fall comes the start
The annual spring conference for NESCBWI is coming this weekend! That means a weekend full of workshops and keynote speakers, of being critiqued by agents
Racing through the mall Voice croaking like a frog Wishing you were home sweet home Perusing your favorite blog! Is it my imagination, or does
It’s the end of November, and with it goes another YA’LL Fest. This was my third YA’LL Fest, and each year I learn valuable information.
Need to revise your NaNoWriMo novel in January? Do your descriptions leave you flat? Is your character hiding his/her/its emotional truth? Try an online course
When I first got into this industry, I didn’t even realize that author/illustrator school visits were a thing! I had so much to learn about
by Alli Brydon April is just around the corner, and it’s National Poetry Month! In honor of good ol’ verse, I wanted to talk about