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
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
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?
Sunday night we returned from a two-week trip along the Pyrenees Mountains in France, Andorra, and Spain and while in Barcelona, I purchased a remarkable
How many times have you been told, “Write what you know?” If your experience is anything like mine, too many times to count. I’d like
This is more than an interview with a young adult author about her newest book. Recent events in the news reveal that antisemitism has not
Today I have the pleasure of reviewing two marvelous non-fiction books that Candlewick sent here. I chose these from the publisher’s new releases list because
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
One day a package arrived here containing three review copies of picturebooks from Candlewick Press. Each is fully different from the others and together they
Even if you don’t have as much BIC time or that laser focus, there are still many valuable ways to be productive during these summer months.
Once you have written or illustrated your heartfelt story, overcome the publishing gatekeeper hurdles, and your book has been birthed, here is another crucial step
Guest post by Julie Hedlund I’ve been thinking a great deal about “layers” in picture books lately, for three reasons. The first is because I