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
As writers, we’re always looking for ways to better our craft. No one, no matter how successful, knows everything. One of the great things about
What one professional hails as genius, another may label as slight. I’m challenging you to gather perspectives.
As you might remember, I absolutely love the Spring conference run by the New England chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators
Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Have you ever felt like you’re writing
In the spirit of Flash Fiction, this post will be 500 words or less. The previous words count. So do these. You get the idea.
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