Actionable Information and Creative Inspiration for Writers and Illustrators. From Baby Books to YA Novels.
A comprehensive list: different types of children’s book genres. If you’re not sure what kind of storybook you want to tackle, check here.
Whoever your character, whatever your play, your costumes should make sense to the audience. Here’s a quick-&-dirty guide: the 4 essential things to keep in mind when costuming the characters in your theatre production.
There’s no reason to believe you can’t successfully publish your own work, but there’s also no reason to believe a publisher wouldn’t publish you if given half a chance. Let’s talk about the pros and cons and the misunderstandings of this crazy business.
About directing children’s theatre, Christi says, “I’ve experienced my fair share of crazy when it comes to parents.” Here are some great tips for directing child actors… and their parents.
These are the books I’ve asked the local library to order for early 2015. I haven’t read these books yet, but I am wagering they are going to be fantastic because of the people who made them. Here’s why the library needs them.
As a writer, I’m taking my inspiration from none other than Saint-Exupéry, author and illustrator. Get some inspiration and try out this writing exercise.
Wordlesss books are not meant for bedtime reading with a child. They are daytime inspiration – awakening books. Here’s my list of the best stories told without words.
When writers get into the Writing Zone, we can become pretty unbearable to any non-writers who might be part of our lives. And yet, we are loved. Zombies love writers!
There will always be things that intervene and interrupt your writing. Here are 7 things you can do to stay motivated and really finish your story.
Get your weekly dose of Wednesday Inspiration. Get over the hump and back into your writing chair! This week: think about character inconsistencies. Think about Vespas.
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