Friday, April 18, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Emotional Anticipation

Build tension to build your character's emotions.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Picture Books

Author George Shannon blogs about all things picture book.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Synopsis Checklist

Make sure your synopsis covers all these points before you send it out.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Middle Grade Nonfiction

Here are some tips for writing nonfiction for the middle-grade level.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Slush Pile

Here's how a first reader describes the reality of the slush pile.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Inspired Openings

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a good first impression.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Rhyming Nonfiction

Sometimes a poem is just what you need for your nonfiction topic.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014


How much money can you really make as a children's book author?