Ten Things NOT to Do When Writing a Picture Book

By Samantha Bell Do you have a picture book in the works? If so, you know they are a lot harder to write than most people think. Whether you’re just starting to write your manuscript or you’re in the final stages of revision, here are some things NOT to do: Do not write down to […]

Daniel Blackaby’s earthshaking confession…

by Daniel Blackaby I have a serious confession to make… Ready for it? Promise you won’t tell anyone? Okay, here it is…I’m a fake author. You see, I get asked all the time: “What does it take to be a writer?” People that because I’ve published several books I’m a somehow a guru in all […]

The Tale of Three Authors

by Cheri Cowell I am an author/publisher. I began writing in 2000 with magazine articles and seven years later published my first book. Recently, I had my fourth traditionally published book release with Zondervan; but it is helping my fellow authors extend their reach through my company, EABooks Publishing, that gives me the most satisfaction. […]

Always a Learning Curve

by Vicki H. Moss There’s plenty of advice available about what to write and how to “speak” to children readers through story. But how do you get your stories out there to parents who buy a large percentage of children’s reading material after you publish those fantastic tales? You can Google information on how to use […]

Back to Basics

by Kim Peterson   Every January, I return to the basics. Not resolutions exactly, but I return to what anchors me. Ideally, I maintain good writer-ly habits all year: I write in my journal daily. (Um, only did that one year.) I nurture my creativity regularly. (Well, it’s on my to-do list.) I edit and […]