Once upon a time, there was an author who wanted to visit her grandmother in the woods...and ran into a big, bad editor? Welcome back to First Stories, where we discuss the very first stories that inspired writers to, well, keep writing, keep revising, and keep...editing. Today, I'm so delighted to welcome Rebecca Kraft Rector… Continue reading First Stories Meets…The Big Bad Editor? And Rebecca Kraft Rector
Hello, friends! I hope you all had enjoyable summers, despite the heat wave that has gripped most of the country (except San Francisco, as one of my friends who lives there so kindly pointed out!). The last two months have been full of swimming, friends, and summer fun in our area of the South, but… Continue reading First Stories Is BACK…Featuring Jyn Hall!
This week, I am delighted to welcome another author/illustrator guest - Brian Russo - to First Stories! Brian's latest book, A FRIEND FOR YOGA BUNNY, hit shelves this past February and is the perfect spring/summer gift for the kid in your life! I look forward to talking with him about this book, how he got… Continue reading First Stories Welcomes Brian Russo!
Hello friends and welcome back to the First Stories series, where I talk to writers (published, unpublished, agented, unagented) about their first story – the one that really compelled them to pursue writing and publishing. The previous interviews from 2022 with Bonnie Kelso, Laura Zimmermann, Chelsea Lin Wallace, and Valerie Bolling have been incredible! I… Continue reading First Stories!! Featuring Amber Hendricks
Welcome back, dear readers! Thank you for taking a bit of your time to "listen in" to another First Stories conversation - this time with the amazing Valerie Bolling. She has been releasing picture book after picture book recently! Huge congrats, Valerie! Beginning with LET'S DANCE in 2020, she and her agent, James McGowan have… Continue reading First Stories!! Featuring Valerie Bolling!