I was discouraged two days ago.
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The Numbers Game
Corey from Thing 1 and Thing 2 has a motivational post about wanting to be a writer. It puts some numbers to the whole “well then, just write” mantra.
Graham Cracker Goodness
I first saw the recipe for this on Cheryl Klein’s blog. I added the crushed peppermints because:
The Babysitters Club Great Comeback
In which I bake. . . a lot.
Something about being snowed in makes me want donuts or cinnamon rolls. Maybe since that’s what my mom and the neighbor kids’ mom always served up on sledding days. Who knows. I’ve baked entirely too much these last three days. … Read More
Prolific author Andrew Clements (Frindle, Room One) is a hero of mine. His upcoming middle grade adventure series, Benjamin Pratt and the Keepers of the School, sounds like a whole lot of fun. Isn’t the cover, … Read More
A Study on Voice
Storyboarding for Picture Books
Anastasia Suen stressed the importance of storyboarding for writers in her intensive picture book workshop. I heard her speak last Spring, and she had those of us in attendance, storyboard Harry the Dirty Dog (which my three year old … Read More
Paris Bookstore, Plus an Author Interview
Click here for a fabulous interview with Johanna Wright, Illustrator and Author of children’s books, in which she talks about her writing and painting process. Her most recent work is The Secret Circus (Roaring Brook Press, March 31, 2009).… Read More