Working on any new projects?

When people ask me if I’m working on any new projects, I don’t always know how to answer this. Which also makes the question, how is your book coming difficult to answer too.

I’m always working on several projects. I have [Read More]

Maybe Not a Review – This May Be New

This might be a review or it might be old news, but there is much to learn about publishing.

When I was a child, my mother was a US history teacher. She had a graduate degree in United States Constitutional History [Read More]

Picture Books Aren’t Just for Kids

Picture books are for kids, but they aren’t just for kids. While picture books are short and presumably written in language that is fairly accessible, they’re deceptively complex. They are concise. Every word matters, but structure, rhythm, plot, emotional resonance, [Read More]

Learning the Business Side of Publishing

When I finally decided to try to start a career in children’s books, I imagined a rich and rewarding creative life of long walks where I do my best thinking and then school visits and brainstorming sessions with other authors [Read More]

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