1. Get started! Incredible author/illustrator, Melissa Sweet said: “We don’t have to know what we’re going to make, we just have to get started.”
Ever since my first SCBWI conference I have touted the importance of attending these functions to every writer who asks me how to get published.
Reading for Research 2017 Challege!
Last summer, I was honored to be selected as the illustrator for the NESCBWI17 logo. The logo is used as a Facebook header, profile icon and general
With end of November last week, many people in the writing community struggled with finishing their 50K word goal for NaNoWriMo. If you were one
Last winter my novel got wrung out, taken apart, and put back together. It was praised and constructively critiqued by classmates from nearby towns and
If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that. -Stephen King Stephen King is right.
I participated in the Arlington (Massachusetts) Book Festival last weekend, one of three on a panel discussing revision, and the moderator popped a surprise question
It started with an idea and a passion. To write. To find readers. And to get paid. Six months ago I decided to take myself
I just got back from another amazing conference – this time, it was the 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference, held this year at Iona College
Josh Funk, author of Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast, knows more about being an author than how to cook up a great picture book.
This past weekend I was fortunate to attend the annual spring conference of the New England chapter of SCBWI. This year’s conference theme was “The
Linus Pauling, the noted American chemist said, “The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.” I’m definitely not a
I love going to conferences and have flown across the country to pursue some of the best. When you factor in airfare, hotels, meals, and