Archive for the ‘The Writing Process’ Category

Sudipta’s Top Ten Rules of Writing Picture Books

You might want to take a look at Sudipta’s list before Peek Week. Rule #5 is my favorite.


The Revision Letter – A Music Video

I love this!


Get Your Picture Book Ready for PB Peek Week #2!

Picture Book Peek Week #2 is coming July 20th. Is your manuscript ready? Check out this helpful video.


Picture Book Peek Week #2 Coming July 20th!!

Back by popular demand: Picture Book Peek WeekFree critiques of select PB manuscripts – including those wretched rhymers (Yup, 3 of my upcoming PBs are written in verse!) Peek Week #2 begins July 20th. I’ve changed up the format a … Continue reading


Pondering the Predictable Plot Point Part II – MY SISTER’S KEEPER

WARNING 1: Don’t read my post title out loud. You’ll spit all over your screen. WARNING 2: SORT OF A SPOILER ALERT A few years ago, I read Jodi Picoult’s MY SISTER’S KEEPER and enjoyed it. I was especially fascinated … Continue reading

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