Revamp of a 2010 interview with the great Walter Dean Myers
Hi Everybody, Life is just full of rules, isn’t it? And rules can be a real bummer. But in the publishing business, everyone has to follow them. EVERYONE. That means YOU, too.
Hi Everybody, Familiar with the 10 Commandments? Who isn’t? But back in December of 2009, I came at aspiring writers with 8 very important commandments.
Tips for aspiring writers.
Hi Everybody, Glad you came back for Part 2 of Rita’s 9 Rules for Aspiring Writers. In Part I, we discussed being professional and typing your work vs. submitting the dreaded chicken scratch manuscript to an editor. We also discussed …
Hi Everybody, This series of posts is back by request. In the course of a typical day, I am bombarded with all sorts of questions and requests from those who think about writing, daydream about writing, plan on writing, and …
Know when it’s time to let your manuscript go.
Hi Everybody, Highlights for Children’s Magazine is sending out a call for entries in its 2010 Fiction Contest. Don’t miss out!
Hi Everybody, Just stopping by to ask how your writing is going. What? You’re stuck, you say? No worries. Here are a few ways to cure writer’s block quicker than you can say Jack Rab—