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WIFYR Conference

The registration for the Writing and Illustrating For Young Readers (WIFYR) conference recently opened up, and I just have to mention it here. I’ve gone to this conference for the past two years, and the experience is amazing. I can’t … Continue reading

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Slowness and Superheroes

Right now I am trying to ignore the banging that is shaking my entire apartment building. But it’s been going on for at least a week. Lovely construction. But that’s not what I’m going to blog about today. I’m going … Continue reading

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Writers Groups, Part 3: How to find one

I found my critique group while I was still going to school at Brigham Young University. I took a children’s book writing class from author Carol Lynch Williams (The Chosen One, Glimpse), and after the class finished a few of … Continue reading

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The Time is Right: Knowing When to Submit Your Manuscript

In response to my Bothersome Beginnings post, reader RBS from The Write Grove asked a great question: At what point should we stop tweaking, plucking, and jabbing and just submit the dang thing? I think this is a question that … Continue reading

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Judging a Book by its Cover

I read an interesting article today from Publisher’s Weekly about how they made the cover for one of Sara Shepherd’s books (author of Pretty Little Liars). It was an interesting read. They actually did a rather expensive photo shoot. Of … Continue reading

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