Well, we made it to December, everyone! Alleluia, 2020 is almost over! Normally, I’m trying to live in the moment, with all of the holiday
I always enjoy Writers’ Rumpus blog posts, whether they be debut book announcements, interviews with prolific authors and illustrators, or timely tips of the trade.
Publishers, agents, authors, and illustrators now heroically face an invisible foe. However, creative people have powerful solutions and wise workarounds to battle this hazard. The
Something especially for Covid19 shut-in kids: Sarah Lynne Reul reads aloud her book The Breaking News here. The book is particularly pertinent now in view
In tribute to a beautiful person One day Teri Weidner baked brownies for an illustrators’ party. She sprinkled on coconut “snow” and outlined a bear print
If you aren’t listening to podcasts these days you are really missing out on tons of useful content. From interviews with industry professionals and reviews
When sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg says to adults, “Our house is on fire,” and “Our lives are in your hands,” we must listen. And act. How?
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
Today I have the pleasure of reviewing two marvelous non-fiction books that Candlewick sent here. I chose these from the publisher’s new releases list because
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
Amy Courage: Today on Writers’ Rumpus, we’re joined by Ame Dyckman, the author of numerous funny and sweet picture books, including WOLFIE THE BUNNY, YOU
The art of the wordless spread is a thing of beauty. It leaves room for the reader to react to the story without being told
This is the second part of an interview with the amazingly talented Emberley family, all of whom have careers in the children’s book field. In
An exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum showcases a career. Ed and Barbara Emberley started a family of successful children’s book creators.
In her book Upstream the Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver says of creative commitment, “There is a notion that creative people are absent-minded, reckless,
By Sarah Lynne Reul Last summer, I was honored to be selected as the illustrator for the NESCBWI17 logo. The logo is used as a