As a homeschooling mama of three young kids, the opportunity to read for myself is precious! When I found myself devouring an entire book (Ten Thousand Tries) in a single day, I needed to hear more from the magician who had crafted this truly un-put-downable book with resonating characters. Slight spoiler alert: I definitely cried at the end.
I’m certain that most book writers are intimately familiar with how difficult it can be to write a PLOT that engages readers from the first sentence to the last. But determining, developing, and maintaining the THEME (singular or plural) of your book demands a considerable amount of effort, too.
Josh Funk shares tips and anecdotes about keeping the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast series fresh with relatable conflicts and swapping genres in each subsequent release.
Creating a Bookstore, Its Book, and a Dwelling for a Squirrel
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2022
HAPPY OWL-OWEEN, everybody!!! Yes…yes, I know it’s supposed to be Halloween, but today we are celebrating the launch of Laura Gehl’s brand-new picture book, Happy
Happy Fall! Or Spring for those who are south of the equator. OCTOBER EVENTS Challenges, Contests, Mentorships, Awards, and Events Webinars & Conferences Multi-Week Courses
There are many useful books and posts to help you get your completed manuscript published, but if you’re bound and determined NOT to become a published author, avoid them like the plague. Instead, here are 10 quick and easy tips to help you remain safely unpublished.
One of the things I love about writing picture books is being a part of the fabulous community of writers that do it. Picture book
Lots going on this month, so the list is looooooong. Both writers and illustrators are sure to find something to spark creativity, improve craft, prepare
One of my favorite things to do here on Writers’ Rumpus is interview kidlit authors. Because creative people are fascinating, aren’t they? Sometimes an author’s
Summer may be vacation time but there are still plenty of learning opportunities this month for picture book creators! Taking some time off? Check out