Category Archives: On Publishing

Interview with Jen Bryant, author of Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX

As my co-author Manuela Bernardi and I worked on our book, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World (along with another project we hope to be able to share with you soon!), we learned about so … Continue reading

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Publishing Skills for Writers starts this Wednesday! Register now!

3-webinar series: Publishing Skills for Writers – Wednesdays, July 7-21, 7-9 PM Eastern Being a successful writer is more than just creating great books, it also means navigating submissions and the publication process and communicating clearly and professionally with everyone … Continue reading

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This Wednesday! Join me for Storybuilding!

Webinar: Storybuilding – Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 7-9 PM Eastern (hosted by The Writer’s Center) Learn how to focus on the specifics you need at each stage of the writing process to build your characters’ world without ever losing sight … Continue reading

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This Saturday! : A Conversation with Kidlit Authors

I’m looking forward to moderating this terrific panel featuring kidlit authors for all ages! A CONVERSATION WITH KIDLIT AUTHORS Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern (Online via Zoom) This panel is sponsored by the Maryland Writers Association and … Continue reading

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How SHE SPOKE Came to Be

Go behind the book over at the Familius Habit Hub blog to learn more about how She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World went from idea to book!

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SCBWI Members – Register now for a FREE Webinar!

FREE webinar for SCBWI Members Only: Webinar: Professional Communication for Authors and Illustrators with Kathy MacMillan 90 minute Webinar Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific FREE WEBINAR FOR SOCIETY OF CHILDREN’S BOOK … Continue reading

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Q and A with the author and illustrator of THE RUNAWAY SHIRT

Congratulations to Claire Freeland, winner of the giveaway of signed copy of THE RUNAWAY SHIRT! Find out more about the book and get your copy at https://tinyurl.com/runawayshirt   On September 1, 2020, illustrator Julia Castaño shared a storytime and art … Continue reading

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Get your formatting questions answered!

Formatting Your Manuscript for Submission Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific Fonts and headers and page breaks, oh my! Join Compton Crook Award Finalist and author of fiction and nonfiction for children, … Continue reading

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June Online Book Events

Thursday, June 11 at 11:00am Eastern:  Online New Castle Co Library Storytime: Once Upon a Sign Hosted by New Castle County Public Libraries (DE) FREE program. Registration required at https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6720675 Come away to a land of kings and dragons, queens and … Continue reading

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Free On-Demand Webinar: Formatting Your Manuscript for Submission

I recently presented a free webinar for the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators on the nitty-gritty of readying your work for submission, and it’s now available free on-demand for anyone! Fonts and headers and page … Continue reading

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