Ferguson 'Hands' Together: Artist Aims to Unite Community at NBC. How's THIS for an argument to fund the arts? Art isn't just to make our world more pretty - it can be a movement for peace. YES!
From Emma Dryden's Our Stories, Ourselves: The Entrepreneurial Spirit: "Dare Greatly!" The Road from Reformed Lawyer, Investment Banker, and Mother of Three to Author and Publisher - the story of MY publisher at LITTLE PICKLE PRESS. (After you read, you'll understand why I chose to go with LITTLE PICKLE PRESS!
From Bustle: In Case You Forgot, William Steig is One Of Your Absolute Favorite Picture Book Authors From Childhood
From Pub(lishing) Crawl: A Reminder to Actually Write by Susan Dennard
Also from Pub(lishing) Crawl: Expectations vs. Reality by Jodi Meadows
At Emu's Debuts: So, how's the book doing? by Laurie Ann Thompson - fellow EMLA peep!
From BuzzFeed Books: 19 Unbelievably Laughable Book Fails - HA!
At the NY Times: On Elite Campuses, an Arts Race - and yet with no focus on the arts in the lower grades. Hm.
From PW: AAP, Authors Guild Discuss Author-Editor Process - interesting
Neil Gaiman via Shelf Awareness: 'Closing Libraries is Endangering the Future' (!!!)
At Nerdy Book Club: It's Okay to Write Terrible Stories by Julie Falatko - every beginning writer should read this!
From Forbes: 27 Pre-Written Templates For Your Toughest Work Emails - Hmmm! (Until they start showing up everywhere.)