Groundbreaking science, rampaging nature, and colorful characters intertwine in this 2nd Maggie and Nate mystery by talented middle grade author Summer Rachel Short. As the
You meant to write—you really did—but life got in the way. Things got busy, summer arrived, you took a vacation and never fell back into
When I was a child in the eighties, there was almost nothing that made me happier than locking myself away in my bedroom or playroom,
Critiquing the work of others brings an ultra-awareness to the all-encompassing task of writing picture books. With fresh eyes, you present considerations and questions for others that are important to think about in your own writing, too. But when it comes to critiquing your own stories, fresh eyes are harder to come by.
The year 2020 did such a bang-up job on so many writers that here were are, nearly halfway through 2021, and most of us are
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.
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