I have been learning more about making revisions and I have been collecting some useful on-line resources. They include:
Filter Words, on Writing Life by Susan Dennard Filter words not only increase the word count unnecessarily, they make the story seem more passive instead of active.
I Told You by Janice Hardy with some helpful pointers on how to "Show, not Tell", the picture book writers mantra!
Check out Margot Finke's self-editing fact sheet which is full over other words that can be cut.
Remember the three R's for writing picture books, Revise, Revise and umm, Revise.
This puns shape up nicely in Love, Triangle by Marcie Colleen Synonyms abound in Stegathesaurus by Bridg...
John Green is so much fun, and so great to listen to! Here he is on Mental Floss.
It's that time of year, all the best of 2018 lists are coming out. It's informative to see what books each group highlights. Here is...
He has been wearing the cone of shame and watching me work for days. The least I could do was include him here.