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
Our stories are often long in gestation and as personal to us as if they were born of our flesh and blood. If you want
I am so happy to interview fellow Page Street Kids author, Cristina Lalli on her debut picture book, Nola’s Scribbles Save the Day, about a
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Leslea Newman is a well-known, award-winning #kidlit author. We are honored to have her here on Writers’ Rumpus. Leslea, you have quite
The past month or so has been pretty crazy around the world. You all know what I’m talking about, and I’m going to leave it
A few years ago I took up writing limericks for National Poetry Month. Writing a limerick a day is both fun and difficult. What helped
How the generosity of writing communities turned a blog post idea into a whole new resource page and 12 monthly posts.
What better gift can there be for a children’s book author or illustrator than being part of an organization like the Society of Children’s Book
When sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg says to adults, “Our house is on fire,” and “Our lives are in your hands,” we must listen. And act. How?
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
Sure, authors get acknowledgement pages to wax poetic about all the many, many people who help turn a manuscript into an actual book, but sometimes an
Guest Post by Lynne Marie Happy 4th of July, Everyone! I’ll start out with an admission — I write books about holidays. Now, the surprising
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
The free online education offered during Reading for Research Month (ReFoReMo) challenges writers to read picture books for writing research. Each weekday of March features