A Word from Sue I love reading interviews with authors and illustrators. It’s an opportunity to catch an up-close “behind the scenes” peek at the work of talented creators, and I always come away feeling like I’ve learned so much. So, I was excited when I was asked to interview Laura Sassi, children’s book author and … More Author Interview with Laura Sassi by Sue Irwin
My first five books for children were all released as picture books. Three of those were later released as board books. That got me interested in exploring the differences between the two formats and a few summers ago I decided to try my hand at writing for the board book format specifically. The result? My … More TEN Tips for WRITING BOARD BOOKS with Laura Sassi
Celebrate National Picture Book Month … More Did you Know? November is Picture Book Month!
The video clip is adorable. A racoon dips a chunk of cotton candy into water, anticipating the scrumptious morsal. but it disappears! He frantically looks for his dissolved treat, unable to comprehend the science between water and the fluffy confection. This is the inspiration for my picture book. Unfortunately, I discovered that it was extremely … More PB Master Class Takeaway: From Frustration to First Draft
The Write2Ignite team was thrilled to have so many new W2I attendees at our Master Class on April 24 with Laura Sassi. I asked our participants to share some takeaways from the class. Here are some of their enthusiastic responses. “This class was fantastic. There is SO much to learn and this class was extremely … More Takeaways from The Master Class on Picture Books: Here’s What You Learned by Carol Baldwin
Laura Sassi, our Master Class instructor, gives us a peek into her publication journey. … More DIVA DELORES AND THE OPERA HOUSE MOUSE: A Review, Author Interview, and GIVEAWAYS GALORE! by Carol Baldwin
Here’s a glimpse into Laura Sassi’s Picture Book Master Class is next month. … More Let’s Explore Picture Books by Laura Sassi
We’re pumped up about our Picture Book Master class!
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The Write2Ignite team is very excited about hosting Laura Sassi for our Picture Book Master Class on April 24. We thought you would enjoy getting to know her so she kindly agreed to this email interview. INTERVIEW CAROL: What inspired you to become a writer? Was this something you’ve always wanted to do? LAURA: My … More Introducing Laura Sassi by Carol Baldwin