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ALPHABEDTIME by Susanna Leonard Hill, illustrated by Betsy Snyder. Special BLOG TOUR PPBF!

Blog Tour Stop! Everybody ready? Susanna Leonard Hill’s new ALPHABEDTIME! has frolicked onto bookstore shelves all over, and we’re celebrating here, there, and everywhere. Today I have an extra-special Perfect Picture Book Friday, to celebrate the newest book-baby of our very own PPBF Founder, Susanna! Title: Alphabedtime! Author: Susanna Leonard Hill (yes, THE Susanna Leonard Hill) Illustrator: Betsy …

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Coming on October 28th (a heads-up, teaser post)

You aren’t seeing things! I’ve brought my blog out of storage because I want to make sure you come back two weeks from today, on Perfect Picture Book Friday, October 28, for A Boisterous, Comical, Delightful, Engaging, Fun-filled, Glorious, Hilarious, Inspirational, Jazzy, Kooky, Lighthearted and slightly Lagomorphic, Magical, Nocturnal (in a way), Out-of-the-ordinary, Playful, Quirkily …

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New and Improved Flubs2Fixes: Now with Developmental Editing!

After that title, I feel as though I should say 98% fewer cavities. When you think about it, in a way editing is like dealing with cavities – cavities in one’s manuscript. Do you have plot holes to fill? Weak characters? Try new, improved Flubs2Fixes: now with developmental editing! Weak analogy aside, I’m happy to …

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Heads up! The 12 Days of Christmas for Writers is on its way!

In last week’s post, I said I’d let you know when the sign-up for Julie Hedlund’s 12 Days of Christmas for Writers (and Illustrators) went live. It’s here! It’s here! 12 Days will begin on Sunday, December 26. Each day, an email will come with the link to the video and activity for that day. …

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Julie Hedlund is FOR WRITERS!

I am so grateful for Julie Hedlund – for who she is as a person, as well as for all she does for writers. She is funny, knowledgeable, supportive, wise. And she knows what writers need to help them SHINE! I first got to know Julie through Tara Lazar’s PiBoIdMo 2011 (more about Tara next …

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Birdie’s Song — my entry in Susanna Hill’s Holiday Writing Contest

This isn’t my usual day to post, as you know, but I wanted to share my entry in Susanna Leonard Hill’s 11th Annual Holiday Writing Contest AND also post about a book on Thursday, so you’re getting a double whammy this week. The basic rules for this iteration of Susanna’s Holiday Contest is to write …

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