March 3, 2014

If an editor told you, “All writers should be using this tool!” wouldn’t you use that tool? Editor Emma Dryden, Founder of drydenbks, LLC and former Publisher of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division said that about this ebook guide: I’ll give you a free copy. Join my new launch team and you’ll learn from my example as I…

November 16, 2013

The new Children’s Literature Fellows, a one-year certificate program launched last year by Stony Brook Southampton’s MFA in Creative Writing and Literature, is now accepting applications for 2014. The year-long course of instruction – accomplished mostly in distance learning format – was developed by author and Children’s Literature Conference Director Emma Walton Hamilton and MFA…

July 15, 2013

Welcome to my new Monday feature, Video Writing Prompt! Every week I plan to bring you a new video as a springboard for a writing prompt. Whether I make it myself, or find an interesting news clip, or book trailer, or funny video from YouTube, there will be a video of some kind prompting you…