Oh Susanna!

Oh Susanna – Your Questions Answered! is a weekly feature posted on Mondays. A list of all previous Oh Susanna posts with links is provided at the bottom of this page for your convenience. Oh Susanna is fun and educational for writers, parents, and teachers!  It is the children’s literature world’s version of Dear Abby, … Continue reading Oh Susanna!

Oh Susanna – How Do You Handle Illustrator Notes In Picture Book Manuscripts?

Happy Earth Day, everyone! And Happy Birthday to my wonderful dad!!!  I have been exceptionally lucky in the parent department! 🙂  I’m a writer, I know.  I’m supposed to be good at words.  But for some things, there just aren’t good enough words, or I’m not good enough with them, so here’s a picture.  They … Continue reading Oh Susanna – How Do You Handle Illustrator Notes In Picture Book Manuscripts?

Oh Susanna – How To Submit Author Notes And Factual Back Matter?

Happy Monday, everybody!  I hope you all had an excellent weekend! I would like to start this week by congratulating my friend Renee LaTulippe on the publication of the first 2 pieces of writing she ever submitted (seriously, that kind of talent doesn’t come along every day!) in The Poetry Friday Anthology For Middle School! … Continue reading Oh Susanna – How To Submit Author Notes And Factual Back Matter?

Oh Susanna – How Do You Know What Books Are Already Published In The Picture Book Market?

Happy Monday, Everyone! First off, before we do anything, I’d like to give a virtual high five to Julie Foster Hedlund whose debut storybook app A Troop Is  Group Of Monkeys is now officially published!  Woo-hoo! Released yesterday from Little Bahalia Publishing, this delightful app is both an entertaining story and an education in collective … Continue reading Oh Susanna – How Do You Know What Books Are Already Published In The Picture Book Market?