Kate Lynch
KidLit Writer - Believer - Mom - Photographer


Links to resourceful websites & blogs for writers:

Children's Book Author - Picture Books Help Kids Soar

Vivian inspires budding writers during classroom visits and shares insights with aspiring authors at conferences and on her blog, Picture Books Help Kids Soar where she hosts the #50PreciousWords International Writing Contest and the #50PreciousWordsforKids Challenge.


Padma Venkatraman
Author & Speaker

Padma Venkatraman is the acclaimed American author of BORN BEHIND BARS, THE BRIDGE HOME, A TIME TO DANCE, ISLAND’S END and CLIMBING THE STAIRS. Her books have won numerous honors and awards.


Tara Lazar
Writing for Kids (While Raising Them) Founder of #StoryStorm

Tara writes quirky, humorous picture books where anything is possible.


Carol Joy Munro
Author of Stories & Poems For Kids

Carol writes stories and poems for kids—and sometimes for adults—but mostly, she write picture books. It’s her favorite thing to do. Her second favorite thing? Photography!