CAROL GORDON EKSTER: At a family event, my cousin and his daughter approached me wanting to connect me with the daughter’s friend who was having
I told the authors and illustrators of the Soaring ’20s debut group that it was time to come clean…about their writing process that is. So I asked them, are you a plotter or a pantser?
Guest Post by Kataneh Vahdani, author of Kat and Juju, out this month from Two Lions Press. I remember when I was a little girl
I am so happy to interview fellow Page Street Kids author, Cristina Lalli on her debut picture book, Nola’s Scribbles Save the Day, about a
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
In 2018 I was lucky enough to meet the sweet and talented Kelly Carey at a magical event known as the Whispering Pines Writers’ Retreat. We shared lunch and talked about the journeys of our debut picture books. Today, I am so pleased to interview Kelly about How Long is Forever? which will hit bookshelves everywhere next month.
Two delightful debut picture books recently graced my doorstep, courtesy of Candlewick, and it’s my pleasure to introduce them to all of you. “What a
I’m pleased to be interviewing the debut authors of the Soaring ’20s picture book group this year. There is so much amazing talent here! Since
Well, folks, we have come to the end of a year of fantastic picture book debuts. I’ve loved sharing these silly, heart-warming, historical, lyrical, emotional,
Kim Chaffee has been an invigorating presence in our Writers’ Rumpus group since she joined in 2016. Her debut year has included two picture books:
All three fabulous July debuts are available now! Pirates Don’t Go to Kindergarten by Lisa Robinson and Eda Kaban is a whole lot of adorable
Five more picture book debuts coming your way this month! So many different stories to keep your kiddos reading all summer long! Where Are
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Chaffee joined our SCBWI critique group a few years back and was an instant shining light in her dedication to the
We are roaring in to March with not one, not two, but NINE new picture book debuts! That’s a lot of stories to fall in
Introducing the First Debuts from New in 19!