Seven Steps for a Productive NaPiBoWriWee

It’s April and since we’re trapped indoors with our thoughts, now’s a good time to start prepping for NaPiBoWriWee! What’s NaPiBoWriWee, you ask? It’s a writing challenge called National Picture Book Writing Week that's held during the first week of May where participants write seven picture book manuscripts in seven days. NaPiBoWriWee was founded by the … Continue reading Seven Steps for a Productive NaPiBoWriWee

The Seven Stages of Process: My Time at the 2018 Kweli Color of Children’s Literature Conference

The afternoon before the Kweli conference, anxiety bubbled within me like bad gas. By that night it was a furious boil complete with heartburn and sweating. Despite the many weeks I spent preparing the for event, the thought of sitting on one panel in the morning and moderating my first panel ever that afternoon was … Continue reading The Seven Stages of Process: My Time at the 2018 Kweli Color of Children’s Literature Conference