Last Saturday Deborah Sampson (aka Robert Shurtlieff) gave a stirring performance at my library. In reality, talented historical reenactor Judith Kalaora brought to life the
With humor and gusto these two picture books offer well-illustrated views on coping with flora and fauna. Both use water based media and line to
You can find a lot of bad advice in the publishing world. You can also find a lot of well-intentioned advice that has been taken
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
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
Racing through the mall Voice croaking like a frog Wishing you were home sweet home Perusing your favorite blog! Is it my imagination, or does
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
Ever since my eyes were opened to the importance of Point of View (POV), I’ve paid close attention to narrative voice whenever I write as well as read. I’m happy to share my observations, with a focus on books that dare to push POV boundaries.
Color, whether subtle or saturated, has immense power. For picturebooks color can be exploited for its emotional value as well as being a property that
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!