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Interview: Melody J. Bremen

(Picture: Sea Scales in Indigo by Julia Di Sano)

We talked to Melody J. Bremen in-between sketching and doodling to ask a few questions about her fabulous book, … 328 more words


Writing other voices

At NJSCBWI’s summer conference this year, I had the privilege of facilitating a session by Emma Otheguy and Andrea J. Loney, “Writing Marginalized Voices in Children’s Books.” 318 more words

Musings On Writing

new website

Always editing

words and life alike.

Always trying to simplify

things that are too complicated.

To that end I have a simpler, edited down website and url. 9 more words

Sue Santiago

Our Second Book - "The House on Palmer Road"

Can you imagine what life in Singapore was like over 75 years ago? A lot more different than we probably think. No plastic at all, no flushing toilets, cars without windscreen wipers or electric headlights, and lalang-covered fields where cows and goats wander. 511 more words



I have a confession to make.

I broke the cardinal rule of writing a rough draft.

I’m ashamed to admit it, but I had to do it. 93 more words

Sue Santiago

A Key and A Song

With my key in my pants pocket, I head out the door for my last writing time at Highlights. My favorite spot to write is the porch at the lodge, tucked in a blanket, music on, bees buzzing and butterflies lighting on the hyssop. 609 more words

Sue Santiago


I’m on a deadline today preparing a writing sample and submissions package.

Plus, Sean McCarthy has said far better than I can what makes an agent (or their assistant) stop reading your query… 72 more words

Children's Writer