Looking for an Afternoon Pick-Me-Up? **PLUS A GIVEAWAY**

After Lunch Workshop Choices: Saturday, September 21 at 12:45.

Here’s a sneak peek at conference presenters with descriptions in their own words. We’ll be posting a teaser page each  Monday. You still have time to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. To register, visit: https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/   Kim Peterson – Selling Snappy Sidebars Sidebars fill the pages of magazines, our computer screens, and even […]

Part III- What is Our Faculty Looking Forward To?

Our Faculty Share Their Picks

For the last two Thursdays, we’ve been hearing what our team and attendees are looking forward to at the 2019 Conference. Today we hear from some of our faculty. For more information about each one of these workshop leaders, please consult our Faculty page. Tessa Emily Hall, Author and Associate Agent Hartline Literary Agency Since […]

Decisions, Decisions

Whose workshop will you choose at 10:30 Saturday September 21?

Here’s a sneak peek at conference presenters with descriptions in their own words. We’ll be posting a teaser page each  Monday. You still have time to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. Visit: https://write2ignite.com/registration-2019/   Kim Peterson – Deepen Your Middle Grade & Young Adult Novels In this hands-on workshop, explore how to make […]

Teaser Post: Trust and Obey

by Kim Peterson

“Am I rich?” “Am I famous?” “Am I on a bestseller list?” Often, we writers ask questions like these as we try to measure our success. The problem? Most of you, like me, have to say no to these questions. Unless we’ve been fortunate enough to author beloved children’s books or a series of YA […]

Making Mud Pies

by Kim Peterson

I’m told I was a particularly difficult baby and a challenging child. The family blames the first on colic; I blame the second on a vivid imagination. Whatever the cause, a series of photos seems to substantiate the claims of my parentals, aunts and uncles, and grandmother. One snapshot in particular comes to mind. Picture […]

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 […]