Hi there, guess whose been working her little tusch off so hard preparing for Random House/Knopf editor Kelly Delaney's and my fab free webinar on an often overlooked writing technique, Whose Story Is It? Point of View and Perspective Secrets this Thursday January 5th, and our upcoming e-course on writing children's picture books starting on the 9th, that I didn't write a blog post. Eeek. So instead, I'm going to link you to the fabulous Kathy Temean's blog, Writing and Illustrating: Sharing Information About Writing and Illustrating for Children. If you don't already know this blog you should because it's pretty awesome.
First up is a series of interviews that Kathy did with Kelly, my partner in creative crime right here:
And Kelly's first pages critiques
Lastly, here is my most recent post for Kathy's blog, which is a short excerpt from the course on creating memorable characters right here.
If you'd like to find out more and register for our indepth webinar, which is also a live workshop with fun prizes that will be recorded for later, click here.
And if you're ready to find out more or register for the Craft and Business of Writing Children's Picture Books, I recommend that you do so soon as it's filling up fast. Here's the link for that. Right now we have a sweet 70.00 off discount that is sadly ending tomorrow, Jan 3rd, at midnight .
We are so excited to be mixing things up at CBA, beginning with some delicious additions to the Blogfish. Meet our awesome new bloggers!!
Here's our lineup:
1st Mondays begin with Clear Fork/Spork editor/art director, former agent and former kidlit professor Mira Reisberg PhD who is also the Director of the Children's Book Academy.
2nd Mondays will feature super smart Melissa Stoller whose career is taking off with several new books.
3rd Mondays will feature Bryan Patrick Avery, published writer, man of mystery, and professional magician among other things.
4th Mondays will feature the fabulous debut author/illustrator Maggie Brown.
And 5th Mondays will feature a surprise reprise from over nine years of archives.