Happy Spring! Or Happy Autumn for our Southern Hemisphere readers. March is a busy month for kidlit challenges, contests, and courses, and there are even
Welcome back for another roundup of online opportunities for picture book writers and illustrators. Two quick things: Having trouble subscribing by email? Send a message
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for January, 2021
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
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: At a family event, my cousin and his daughter approached me wanting to connect me with the daughter’s friend who was having
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.
If you aren’t listening to podcasts these days you are really missing out on tons of useful content. From interviews with industry professionals and reviews
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
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
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
I’m directing a play at school and have been at rehearsals every day this week until late. Please enjoy this ever-popular post from NaNoWriMo 2016.
Attention procrastinators! Do you still need to make some New Year’s resolutions about your writing or illustrating? If so, you’re in luck! Here is a
Carol Gordon Ekster: Ruth Spiro is one of those wonderful #kidlit folks that I connected with through our shared experience of being alumni of Jane Yolen’s
Writing is a solitary profession. You face the page, the words head-on, alone with only your mind to feed your message. Letters accrue into
The roller coaster metaphor has been used many times to describe one’s journey through life. Today I’m using it to describe the writer’s journey; more