Tag: Picture Books

Next Author-To-Author Talk on June 8

Author/Illustrator Denise Ortakales will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Author-To-Author Talk in the Levenson Community Room at the Portsmouth Public Library (175 Parrott Avenue, Portsmouth NH 03801) on Wednesday, June 8th at 10 a.m. Denise will speak for the first hour and then take questions from the audience. The talk is free and open to anyone interested in… Read more →

Honing My Craft

Over the years I’ve taken many classes on writing and even though I’ve been published before, I feel like there’s always an opportunity to learn more. Maybe a different perspective or technique will be revealed that will enhance my current work-in-progress (and there’s always one or two of those!) Yesterday I took my first Writers’ Digest online class, How to… Read more →

KidLit Universe Author Series

KidLit Universe and Portsmouth Public Library, present the all new Children’s Writer Author-to-Author series. Our first guest is Ammi-Joan Paquette speaking on the topic of being an agent and an author. Her bio: Ammi-Joan Paquette is the author of the Princess Juniper series, for which book #2, Princess Juniper of the Anju is newly out this year. Her other books… Read more →

Derry Author Fest: The Writer’s Toolbox

Attentive. That would be my description of the audience at the second annual Author Fest held last Saturday at the Derry Public Library. Organized by children’s book author and librarian, Erin E. Moulton, the theme for the day was “The Writer’s Toolbox.” I was there to facilitate a roundtable discussion on mystery writing but was able to catch two other… Read more →

Author to Author Series

Portsmouth Public Library and Kit Lit Universe Present The Author-To-Author Series Children’s literature from picture books to young adult WHERE: Portsmouth Public Library 175 Parrott Ave Portsmouth, NH, 03801 Learn from professionals as you navigate the jungle of book publishing in today’s market. It doesn’t matter where you are in your writing career, whether you’re in the thinking stage, pre-published,… Read more →

Ladybug Book Awards

And the winners are…the young readers! The best aspect of the Ladybug Award, an annual award honoring the best in children’s picture books, is that the final judges are New Hampshire children in kindergarten through third grade. A main goal of the Ladybug Picture Book Award is to foster early literacy and there’s no better way to do it than… Read more →

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