Here’s a fun writing game for a class, a get-together, or in our case, a family reunion! It’s called Telephone Pictionary, and it’s a combination of those two all-time favorites. How To Play 1. Before you start, cut several pieces of plain white paper into small rectangles about 3 inches wide by 2 inches long. Provide each player with […]
(Reblog – This post was first published on Write2Ignite.com.) 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: […]
This school year, I’m teaching a middle school creative writing class. Most of the assignments are single paragraphs in which the students focus on descriptive writing. Still, I’ve found that many of the “rules” for good writing that we talk about are the guidelines I try to follow in my own work. One of those guidelines is to […]
I’ll be leading a workshop at the Write2Ignite! conference this year.
My topic: Picture Books!
Join me if you can! Early bird registration ends on February 29.
Registration is open for the Write2Ignite! Christian Conference for children’s (and young adult) writers. There are also workshops for teens who are interested in writing! The conference will be held at North Greenville University in Tigerville, SC, April 1-2nd. Agents and editors will be there, along with artist/illustrator Tony Snipes and authors Daniel Blackaby, Torry Martin, Bonnie […]