Today, Esther Hershenhorn posted a review of Ann Whitford Paul’s WRITING PICTURE BOOKS: A HANDS-ON GUIDE FROM STORY CREATION TO PUBLICATION at www.TeachingAuthors.com. In conjunction with the review, we are giving away one of Ann’s picture books--WORD BUILDER, illustrated by Kurt Cyrus. To enter our giveaway drawing, readers need to post a comment sharing the title of a favorite book on writing for children and/or teens by midnight, Friday, Sept. 18. For more information, click here. Read More
All week we have been celebrating the release of April Halprin Wayland's picture book, New Year at the Pier--A Rosh Hashanah Story at www.TeachingAuthors.com. You can enter for a chance to win a free autographed copy by posting a goal for the new school year. For more information, click here. But note: entry deadline is midnight, Monday, Sept. 7 (CST). Read More
In today's post at www.TeachingAuthors.com, I answer a reader's question about writing dialogue in multicultural stories. If you'd like to read it, click here.