Wednesday, 1 April 2015

The Debut Author Series: Lindsay Littleson

Nicky Schmidt 

The Learning Curve - Insights from Debut Authors

For many the road to publication is long and fraught. For others, a publishing deal comes relatively easily. Those who are still trudging the path may find it hard to imagine what it’s like to be a debut author, and authors with a few books to their name may only dimly recall the original experience.  

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The Ten-Minute Time Machine

This week, the Ten-Minute Blog Break celebrates its second birthday. I wanted to do something a bit different to mark the occasion, so I hope you'll join me for a very special trip back in time...

Monday, 30 March 2015

Collaborating on a Picture Book: the Gingerbread Man Rap

What do you get if you mix up a traditional tale, the instruction to retell it in rhyme, and a group of SCBWI members at a workshop? Well, actually you get a pretty good piece of writing, but not without some serious head-scratching along the way.


Sunday, 29 March 2015

Happy Birthday Words & Pictures


Two years ago, a shiny brown acorn dropped from a wise old oak and began, vibrantly, to grow. Words & Pictures.org was this healthy acorn, and the many years of its printed parent, the deeply rooted oak. 


Saturday, 28 March 2015

around the world with scbwi





Have you ever wondered what SCBWI members are up to across the world? Each month we will be globe-trotting to take a look. This is a perfect chance for us to keep in touch with our SCBWI neighbours. First stop: Miri & her team in ISRAEL



Friday, 27 March 2015

Featured Illustrator Catch-up

How time flies! As Words & Pictures celebrates it's second anniversary as a web magazine, here's a look back over the past year's Featured Illustrators.


Thursday, 26 March 2015

How to perfect your agent or publisher submission

Nicola Morgan

Nicola Morgan’s ‘Perfecting your Agent or Publisher Submission’ workshop was held in Edinburgh on 14th March 2015. 

Linda MacMillan attended the event and reports back for Words & Pictures.