and The Cutes

One of my blog readers,Vincent Noot, contacted me about a Kickstarter project he’s created. It is a highly illustrated children’s search-and-find book that is pretty darn cool. According to Publishers Weekly (January 13, 2014), nearly 1000 children’s book projects were crowdsourced by Kickstarter in 2013. I’m interested in how this is working for new authors… Read more »

Ryan Hipp,, and How Little Steps Can Become A Big Deal

Ryan Hipp (SCBWI member and author-illustrator from the great state of Michigan), is nearing completion of his Kickstarter intiative for the picture book he wrote and illustrated called Little Steps. When I heard Ryan was using to fund the publication of this book, I wasn’t too surprised because Ryan is a creative, big-thinking, self-starter. But I was interested to learn… Read more »