Category Archives: On Publishing

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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Sharpen Your Writing Skills This Summer!

I’m delighted to be teaching online for the Writers Center this summer! Based on Bethesda, Maryland, The Writers Center has a wealth of webinars and classes to help every writer improve their craft. I hope you’ll join me at one … 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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Upcoming Webinars for Writers

Get 25% off any webinar when you enter coupon code WRITENOW at the top of the ticket window! Improve your writing from the comfort of your own home with these online workshops! Each webinar runs 1.5 to 2 hours. Registration … Continue reading

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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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July Webinars for Writers

Summer Springboard for Writers presented by Kathy MacMillan 6 week series; each webinar is 30 minutes long. Tuesdays July 7-August 11, 2020 at 10 AM Eastern/9 AM Central/8 AM Mountain/7 AM Pacific SCBWI Members: $30; Non-members: $75. Your registration covers all … Continue reading

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