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What Five Years as a Children’s Writer Means

I realized upon logging in to my Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators account the other day that I have been with SCBWI for five years. That raises the … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Personal Rejection: The Backhanded Compliment of Publishing

Sometimes editors love your book but still can’t publish it. There are two types of rejection letters – the dreaded form letter and the personal rejection letter. The former is … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 2 Comments