Interview of Sudipta Barhan-Quallen, Talented Writer and Teacher

SudiptaBy Kirsti Call

I first met Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen at the NESCBWI conference where she taught a picture book workshop with energy and humor.  I was hooked.  I took a couple of her on-line courses and when I won a phone critique, her approachable, down to earth helpfulness didn’t surprise me.  I’m thrilled to welcome her back to Writers’ Rumpus!

Kirsti Call: What is your favorite thing about being…

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Continuing our Blogiversary at Writers’ Rumpus

Continuing our Blogiversary at Writers’ Rumpus

by Carol Gordon Ekster

In June, Writers’ Rumpus celebrated its first blogiversary. I’m continuing the celebration in this post, making it last the entire summer!

I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into when I agreed to be a Writers’ Rumpus group blogger. I hadn’t wanted to commit to blogging on my own. My writing life seemed busy enough already. And after teaching elementary school for 35…

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Finding Time to Write: Part 1

Finding Time to Write: Part 1

By Marianne Knowles

Making time to write is a familiar challenge. But a few months ago when I took a new job the challenge suddenly got much bigger. Before, as a freelancer in a home office, the work day started when I walked downstairs and turned on the computer. Now, with a full-time in-house staff position, I drive or ride my bike to a train station, wait for the train, sit on it for 40 to 50…

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Do you love NYC? At Your Service book trailer




Trailer Reveal and Giveaway of Giant Box-O-Books!

Want to Win Enough Books to Stock a Classroom Library?

By Jen Malone

Oh. Holy. Yikes!My book releases NEXT month and today I’m super-excited to share the trailer for it. Of course, I figured I’d make it just as much fun for you as it is for me, by sweetening things with a giant giveaway. I’m giving away two big boxes of buzzed-about books–some are ARCs (advanced reader copies), some are published, some are even signed–enough to stock a classroom…

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