How the generosity of writing communities turned a blog post idea into a whole new resource page and 12 monthly posts.
It is important to be aware of the visual voices of picture book authors and illustrators around the world. We can all inspire one another
This is a story about book people, a table, and some croc-a-mole. Once upon a time Ron McCutchan, then Art Director for Cricket Magazine, had
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the good fortune of highlighting Hazel Mitchell’s illustrative talents in another interview here at Writers’ Rumpus a few years ago.
By Sarah Lynne Reul Even though I spend most of my work hours pursuing writing and illustration, I find that sometimes I need to trick
By Sarah Lynne Reul I’m still working out the best way to dive into social media for my illustration work, but recently I started using
By Sarah Lynne Reul (This is the final entry in a three-part series – earlier posts here: Part 1: Iterations and Part 2: Planning) Finally, my favorite point
By Sarah Lynne Reul (This is part two of a three-part series – part one focused on Iterations, and part three is on Observation.) When starting a new
By Sarah Lynne Reul Animation has been called the illusion of life. It’s the optical illusion of persistence of vision that creates the effect of
GUEST POST by SARAH S. BRANNEN Like many children’s book writers and illustrators, I have a second job: I cover figure skating for icenetwork.com and