Category: Writing and Publishing Q & A

How To Find a Publisher

Go to the bookstore. (Libraries don’t always have the most recent titles.) Look for books that are similar to yours (genre, tone, rhyme or prose) but not exactly alike (Whoever published those will not need yours–They already have similar titles on their list.). Check title page to see who the publisher is. Check acknowledgments and… Read more »

I’ve written a book. Now what do I do?

I’m just back from lots of fun school visits featuring my second picture book, Little Bo Peep Can’t Get To Sleep, (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster 2005), illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama. **Look for photos of the kids I’ve met in future posts.** Hanako also illustrated my first picture book, Goldie Locks Has Chicken Pox (Atheneum 2002) which… Read more »