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  • Writing a Picture Book

    Often in children’s books, the authenticity of emotion arises from the writer searching for and finding themselves as a child and their own fears and joys. Here are some elements of fiction to think about as you explore writing a picture book. I’ve come to realize that writing a book for children is a powerful…


  • ONLINE Workshop: Writing a Picture Book

    This series has ended. I want to continue to support public libraries; they are working so hard to make sure children have stories to read. I’m offering this workshop to other public libraries and those they serve. Fee is negotiable. Please e-mail me. Picture books for children are poems with pictures. They can be hysterically…


  • Virtual Stories with Terry

    I’m reading Luis Paints the World, illustrated by Oliver Dominguez and published by Lerner Books. What does a boy do while he waits for his big brother to return from deployment? It involves a whole lot of paint and all the neighbors. Joseph wants just one thing, to ride a bike! After you hear the…