My first thought after reading an article in the SCBWI Winter 2018 newsletter about accommodations for dyslexic readers was that this significant problem seemed easy
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.
of Rob Broder is Publisher of Ripple Grove Press, an independent, family-run children’s book publishing company. He and his wife Amanda started Ripple Grove Press
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Laya, what led you to become a writer for children? LAYA STEINBERG: The one-word answer: children. Mine. I know, that’s two words. Probably
Rob is generously giving away a personalized signed copy of his brand-new book, RODZILLA, illustrated by Dan Santat. Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway at this link
Teaching was my first passion. Even before I went to school, I played teacher with all who would study under me. And then I became
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the pleasure of living in the same town as Alyson and watching her grow up into a beautiful, intelligent, and
I just got back from another amazing conference – this time, it was the 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference, held this year at Iona College
When I needed to find a professional to review a contract I had been offered, a number of people suggested Mary Flower, a veteran lawyer
REMEMBER, NOBODY BUYS A BOOK THEY HAVEN’T HEARD OF.* Read this interview with children’s book marketing expert, Deborah Sloan, to find out how to get
By Carol Ekster I learned about the powerful quote below, by Maya Angelou, when an instructor shared it in spin class. It touched me. Wanting
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: It’s always exciting for kidlit writers to hear about a new publishing company geared towards the magical genre of picture books. (Can
By Carol Ekster When I taught elementary school, Valentine’s Day meant envelopes overflowing with cards, a party complete with treats and games, and very excited
I first contacted Jerusha Bosarge through the SCBWI Discussion Boards in October 2010. She was looking for submissions for her new publishing company, Character Publishing.