After a long weekend getting back into the swing of things isn’t always easy! BIC = Butt In Chair! Jane Yolen‘s famous words of advice is the obvious first step! Write anything. Stumped on that picture book you’re working on? Have an idea and are daunted by how to begin? Write a how to. How […]
Archives for May 2011
Summer reads for young readers: wtnh.com
I don’t remember where I read this, but someone very smart said, “If you want to be a writer, don’t. If you need to be a writer, do.” Remember that when facing the blank page/screen!
We have all said some version of this: “She wants to have her cake and eat it, too.” This drives me crazy. Why? Because it makes no sense. Of course you can have your cake and then eat it. People do it every day. But the expression is about wanting to have everything, whether physics […]