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
The summer is drawing to a close, beach days are limited, school buses are starting up, but with the start of fall comes the start
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
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.
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
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
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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.
Author Josh Funk shares ten ways to support picture book authors and illustrators …
By Carol Ekster As authors, we want to spend much of our time writing. But writing work is no longer just creating clever plots and