STRONG SHOULDERS

Last weekend, I attended NCTE (National Council for Teachers of English). What an amazing weekend. And, no…I’m not just throwing that word, amazing, around. It really did amaze me. It amazed me to...

Anyone who’s been seriously writing for children knows the name, Emma Dryden. She’s been in publishing 25 years and shows no signs of slowing down. During a nineteen year career with...

Today, at the Emus Debut blog, I posted a blog entry on receiving my ONE FOR THE MURPHYS editing letter from Nancy Paulsen. What an incredible experience it is to receive...

Photo L to R: Jennifer Rees, Senior Editor, Scholastic Books Maryann Cocca-Leffler, Author/Illustrator Anna Webman, Agent, Curtis Brown Sarah Shumway, Senior Editor, Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins) Printz Award winning author, Ellen...