One of the perks of writing for children is that I get to spend time with other children’s writers. Here are my top five favorite things about them.
I have encountered many surprises on this path. One of them was the support of the Twitter writing community. Those of us on the social media site hashtag it #WritingCommunity.
These art history stories and other info led to me hosting retreats where I am sharing with and encouraging other creatives. I don't hold people to the standard of the art and literary masters. They don’t even have to share what they create. They are invited to join the space and create alongside other creatives in a positive, supportive environment.
I decided not to have a dedication page in the front of my children’s picture book, “The Can-Do Karate Kid,” for a few reasons. It’s not that I didn’t have…