It’s Banned Books Week and the Moms Who Write have a few controversial favorites to share. Come celebrate literary freedom with us and share your favs too!
The kids are home for the summer—oh boy. For those of you who had those lovely hours while the kids were in school to write, now what? These little beings will be around every corner, begging for snacks and fighting and making messes and asking for help for things you know they can do with…
Valentine’s Day–the day for love. The day to celebrate your love interest, the love of your life. To sing about the love that drives your passion and lights a fire in your heart. Are you thinking about the same love as us? I’m sure you are. Today we celebrate…our love for writing.
There are a wealth of black history books for children on the market and books are a wonderful resource for learning about prominent figures, culture, and societal changes in an age-appropriate manner.
If there are two publishing industry terms I see mixed up the most, it’s probably synopsis vs blurb. Both are very important to the publishing process, so it’s important to know the difference to be professional in conversation, and to accomplish your publishing goals.
January may be almost over, but it’s not too late to celebrate everything that makes the month– and the season– special. From snow days to holidays, these cozy children’s books explore cultures, history, and everything that makes winter wonderful.
Blurbing, dear friends, is the art of condensing. We’ve talked about what a blurb is and discussed its essential elements. We dove into how to streamline a blurb and build emotional momentum by limiting proper nouns and decluttering our details. What’s left is to discuss is writing blurbs that progress —how to take those minimal details…