Self-publishing through a platform that is set up to print and sell your children’s books online would be fabulous, if not for one huge drawback.
Our stories are often long in gestation and as personal to us as if they were born of our flesh and blood. If you want
As writers, we all know that the work starts to shine when we dig in to the revision. But how many times does it take
This is How I Grow by Dia L. Michels was beautifully illustrated by new talent Wesley Davies whose digital art skilfully depicts various species
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
How many times have you been told, “Write what you know?” If your experience is anything like mine, too many times to count. I’d like
Baking a 7 layer cake is like writing a story. You have so many tempting and tasty choices to make, and each new layer builds
Happy December, everyone! Can you believe the year is almost over? If you’re like me, you are trying to live in the moment, with all
Writing can often seem like a solitary occupation, and for a new writer this can be discouraging. Sometimes it feels like you’re writing in a
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: My writing path crossed with Paul’s when he first joined our local NESCBWI critique group. We continued to share our writing journey
Walk, run, or skate to your nearest bookseller or library: today is Roller Boy’s book birthday!
Even if you don’t have as much BIC time or that laser focus, there are still many valuable ways to be productive during these summer months.
Once you have written or illustrated your heartfelt story, overcome the publishing gatekeeper hurdles, and your book has been birthed, here is another crucial step
On February 14th Diana Haneski, the library media specialist at Margery Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, saved the lives of fifty students and
My first thought after reading an article in the SCBWI Winter 2018 newsletter about accommodations for dyslexic readers was that this significant problem seemed easy
of Rob Broder is Publisher of Ripple Grove Press, an independent, family-run children’s book publishing company. He and his wife Amanda started Ripple Grove Press