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
Guest Post by Lynne Marie Happy 4th of July, Everyone! I’ll start out with an admission — I write books about holidays. Now, the surprising
As a professional, or someone starting in publishing, you need visibility. You could find a website designer, or you do your own. Don’t think you can? Think again.
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
On September 1st, 2017 my newest picture book, YOU KNOW WHAT? released with Clavis Books. This was an unusual launch for me in many ways.
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
by Josh Funk *This article was originally posted on 24 Carrot Writing. Marketing. What are my thoughts on marketing a picture book? Where do I
Just a couple of weeks ago, the announcement went out for my debut picture book, The Breaking News (Roaring Brook/Macmillan, Winter 2018). My writing and
GUEST POST by Hazel Mitchell Your book is coming out, and it’s coming at you fast! It’s always the way, you think you’ve plenty of
One child at a time, or sometimes en masse, Rick Riordan uses his superstar power to transform kids into readers. In a previous article titled
Josh Funk had two picture book releases in the last 8 days (PIRASAURS! and DEAR DRAGON) – and today he shares how he’s gone about promoting them.
The American Library Association (ALA) annual conference, a ginormous offering for ALA’s 68,000 member librarians, was held this past weekend in Orlando at the