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.
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
Encore post first published March, 2019. Shelving a story is a scary concept. You’ve put your heart and soul into this writing. Hours have been
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Leslea Newman is a well-known, award-winning #kidlit author. We are honored to have her here on Writers’ Rumpus. Leslea, you have quite
It’s a simple maneuver that creates great opportunity.
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
The past month or so has been pretty crazy around the world. You all know what I’m talking about, and I’m going to leave it
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I “met” Karen through a Facebook group, Jewish Kidlit Mavens. She’s an inspirational talented #kidlit woman. Welcome, Karen! KAREN ROSTOKER-GRUBER: Hi! CGE:
This is How I Grow by Dia L. Michels was beautifully illustrated by new talent Wesley Davies whose digital art skilfully depicts various species
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
Ngan’s recently released second book in the trilogy is as compelling as the original. If you have gift cards to spend this holiday season, these
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
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?
GUEST POST by Rob Broder, Ripple Grove Press Ripple Grove Press turns five years old this fall. Writers’ Rumpus is honored to host Rob Broder
A friend once told me that if she didn’t have to write, if there weren’t stories building themselves in her head constantly, her life would