10 Suggestions for Writing Transitions

I have a transition in my current work-in-progress that has been giving me headaches for a while now. It shouldn't be so difficult—I'm just moving the main character from one scene location to another—but every time I try to revise it, I still get that niggling “this isn't working” feeling. And, okay, I've had readers … Continue reading 10 Suggestions for Writing Transitions

Learning from Picture Books and Why Non-Picture Book Writers Might Want to Try Them

Recently, I took a picture book class. Although I'd played around with picture books in the past, this was the first time I'd seriously applied myself to it. To be honest, picture books had always kind of scared me. I'd hear people talk about them and they would talk about how hard picture books are, how … Continue reading Learning from Picture Books and Why Non-Picture Book Writers Might Want to Try Them