A wealth of online offerings for April and early May–find one for you!
Events, classes, contests for Middle Grade and Young Adult writers for April, 2021
Happy Spring! Or Happy Autumn for our Southern Hemisphere readers. March is a busy month for kidlit challenges, contests, and courses, and there are even
Welcome back for another roundup of online opportunities for picture book writers and illustrators. Two quick things: Having trouble subscribing by email? Send a message
Making sense of words, meaning, worlds, characters, and structures is what we do when we write. Whether fiction or nonfiction, we are called to research every element to enable the best reader-experience.
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for January, 2021
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
Writing picture books is not easy. It is a concentrated, deep, and selective process which we consider an art.
How the generosity of writing communities turned a blog post idea into a whole new resource page and 12 monthly posts.
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
By Sarah Lynne Reul When I first got into this industry, I didn’t even realize that author/illustrator school visits were a thing! I had so