The story of the word count I imagine most resembles the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The aspiring writer steps into a publishing house,
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Valentine’s Day seems like the perfect day to write about and share my love of picture books and talk about the illustrator
Ever since my first SCBWI conference I have touted the importance of attending these functions to every writer who asks me how to get published.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Heather, I love that you write children’s books about real women who overcame extraordinary obstacles and never gave up on their dreams. And
As we start this new year 2017 of writing and illustrating books, consider all the children of this earth. Universal themes underlie the best stories
Writers’ Rumpus is taking a break for the winter holiday season. We’ll resume our regular Tuesday and Friday posting schedule the first week of 2017.
Recently I traveled almost the length of Cuba on a people to people, educational tour, something only possible recently because I am an American.
This is a story about book people, a table, and some croc-a-mole. Once upon a time Ron McCutchan, then Art Director for Cricket Magazine, had
Kid Crazy and the Kilowatt King brings energy into the picture book world with vivid words and illustrations.
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the good fortune of highlighting Hazel Mitchell’s illustrative talents in another interview here at Writers’ Rumpus a few years ago.
My vintage-book collection expanded this summer with two picture books published within two years of each other. One is fiction, the other nonfiction, and both
Henry Herz writes picture books with his sons. I love how he works with his kids to create beautiful books. We especially adore one of
I am proud to say that soon I will be a Clavis Books author. I loved their books and mission from the moment I Googled
I met Sandra Markle when I attended Jane Yolen’s Picture Book Boot Camp. The tall and stunning Sandra Markle stood out. I had no idea at