Reblogged from A WRITER’S PATH by Savannah Cordova “Failures are just learning opportunities that have presented themselves successfully.” If you’ve come across that sentiment before, it’s probably because there are countless quotes from numerous successful people about the value of … Continue reading 5 Common Writing and Publishing Mistakes First-Time Authors Make
By Author and illustrator, Heather B. Moon, on writing books for children It’s all in the Game. I’m an ex-teacher. I used to spend my day around children of all ages. Teaching them to write, inspiring their creativity, reading to … Continue reading It’s Child’s Play … or Is It?
Please welcome New Zealand author, guest blogger, and creative writing teacher, Helen Vivienne Fletcher, as she discusses ways to help children learn to love the art of writing. Help! My Kid Hates Writing! What should I do? I often hear … Continue reading Help! My Kid Hates Writing! What Should I Do?
…I admit, my first queries were rough, but I kept at it and eventually found my nitch. In 2011, I sold my first story to AppleSeeds and soon after, Faces magazine… Continue reading The Write Stuff—An Author’s Journey, Jennifer Buchet
Please welcome award-winning author D.G. Driver to the Reading Room today. With a successful Young Adult series already under her belt, she has moved on to exploring Middle Grade fiction. Her recently published MG book, No One Needed to Know, … Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author D.G. Driver
Today I’d like to welcome Kate Cullen, author and illustrator of the Game On Boys middle grade series to the Reading Room. Her books have been known to entice even the most addicted video gaming kids away from their screens … Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Kate Cullen
Today’s featured author shares with us a beautiful picture book about two of my favorite subjects: Christmas and dogs. (Not to mention that the illustrations of this adorable little pup certainly have a way of tugging at my heartstrings.) Please … Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Deborah Bence Boerema
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Written word media recently published a great post with ideas on how to take advantage of holiday marketing trends to sell your books. With Christmas fast approaching, I figured this is a great time to have a look at the main points: 1. Between mid-November and early January, everyone loves to shop From early November through early January, everyone is in a buying mood, so this is the perfect time to sell more books. Here are a few noteworthy dates within this range that are significant online shopping days, with ideas on what tactics… Continue reading How to Use the Holidays to Sell More Books
Today, I’d like to introduce an author with a delightful chapter book series, one of which is a perfect addition to your child’s trick-or-treat reading lineup. K. Lamb, author of the Dani P. Mystery books, is also literacy advocate, blogger, … Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author K. Lamb: Halloween Edition!
Today I’d like to introduce the award-winning and wildly prolific author, illustrator, songwriter, and composer, Elyse Bruce. Her children’s book character, Missy Barrett, travels the world on countless adventures. I’m sure you’ll enjoy reading about Elyse (and Missy) and their … Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Elyse Bruce