Interview: Allyson Heller

It’s a treat to have Alyson Heller return to WIFYR in June. Alyson is an associate editor at Aladdin Books, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, where she works on everything from picture books to middle grade novels.…

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Interview: Steve Bjorkman

Today we are privileged to hear from our illustrator, Steve Bjorkman. Steve was born in the front seat of a ‘49 Ford convertible while his dad careened around corners on the way to the hospital. He has been drawing, painting…

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Writing to Music

We are all madly writing our dream manuscript in preparation for WIFYR, right? If you aren’t then maybe you should be trying to work out all the kinks and make your manuscript the best it can be.   How do…

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Ammi-Joan Paquette

WIFYR welcomes Ammie-Joan Paquette to the conference in June. She is an agent with the Erin Murphy Literary Agency and is also the author of Paradox (Random House, 2013), Nowhere Girl (Walker, 2011), and The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Mermaids (Tanglewood, 2012). Interesting tidbit about Joan.…

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Discounts and Contest

Have you noticed? WIFYR is offering some great discounts this year. There are a couple ways to save. The early bird discount saves you money when you register before April 30, 2013. This is a great way to assure you…

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