How to deal with negative criticism, the Maurice Sendak way

Came across a link today to a terrific interview with the late, great Maurice Sendak. Authors and illustrators often wonder what the best way is to deal with negative criticism of their books, so I thought I’d share Mr. Sendak’s first-rate advice: Interviewer: What kinds of things do children write to you about? Maurice Sendak: […]

A Tip for Surviving School Visits

Anastasia Suen, author of Toddler Two and Baby Born, visits schools frequently. Here’s one of her tips for surviving a school appearance—based on long experience! After talking all day at a school visit, you may come home to find that you don’t have any voice left! On the days that you stay home and write, […]


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