Category: Creative Writing

How to Write a Picture Book – Resources and Recommendations

So you want to learn how to write a picture book. There is an overwhelmingly abundant amount of information on the internet that suggests ’10 easy steps’ to writing the perfect picture book, or that makes promises such as insta-publication, insta-success. The hard reality is, breaking into the traditionally published children’s book market –– particularly […]

My Top 5 Favorite How-to-Write Books by Female Masters (and why they’re so wonderful)

Whether you are putting the proverbial pen to paper for the first time, or you’re a seasoned author, this list of My Top 5 Favorite How-to-Write Books by Female Masters (and why they’re so wonderful) has a little something for anyone who wants to write a children’s book. Even after writing for nearly twenty years […]

My Top 5 Favorite Picture Books on Giving and Gratitude

Every year, when the holidays roll around, I have people asking me for holiday themed children’s books to share with their kids or classrooms. This year, I’ve decided to make it easy by compiling my Top 5 Favorite Picture Books on Giving and Gratitude just in time for Thanksgiving. Understanding gratitude, and practicing it regularly, […]

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