Our Authors

Welcome to BookEnds, Faye Aden!

By Rachel Brooks | July 9, 2018

I’m thrilled to welcome Faye Aden to Bookends! Her North African-inspired YA fantasy has such detailed, immersive world-building, on top…

Welcome to BookEnds, Russel Del Socorro!

By BookEnds | July 6, 2018

Tell us a bit about your drawing process. Where do you draw, and how often? An answer most artists would…

#AskAgent – “Is it okay to make your YA protagonist 14 years old?”

By Naomi Davis | June 27, 2018

“I have a question for you! Is it okay to make your YA protagonist 14 years old? I’ve been given…

Welcome to BookEnds, Rachel Taylor!

By Rachel Brooks | June 22, 2018

I’m thrilled to welcome a fellow Rachel to BookEnds. Of course, it wasn’t her name that made me offer representation,…

#AskAgent – How should I put together my online portfolio as an author-illustrator?

By Tracy Marchini | June 19, 2018

For an illustrator-author, how extensive should an online portfolio be? And are certain kinds of sites preferred over others (i.e.…

This Month from BookEnds Jr… June 2018

By James McGowan | June 18, 2018

Our BookEnds Jr Spotlight for June 2018 is Sara Wolf’s BRING ME THEIR HEARTS. We have been extremely excited about…

#AskAgent – I’m trying to make the move to author-illustrator, should I seek out agents or publishers first?

By Tracy Marchini | June 12, 2018

Comment: If one who has been a published children’s book illustrator forever-and is working towards Illustrator/author-would you recommend approaching a…

Welcome to BookEnds, Kim Chaffee!

By BookEnds | June 8, 2018

What genres do you write? I write picture books, both fiction and nonfiction, and sometimes I like to mix the…

#AskAgent – When do you use illustration notes in a picture book text?

By Tracy Marchini | June 5, 2018

Reader comment: My main questions are about illustration notes and grammar. I’ve read many conflicting ideas about illustration notes, some…

Welcome to Bookends, Stefanie Suzaya!

By BookEnds | June 1, 2018

Tell us a bit about your writing process. Where do you write, and how often?  I usually write at home,…

Welcome to BookEnds, Faye Aden!

By Rachel Brooks | July 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

I’m thrilled to welcome Faye Aden to Bookends! Her North African-inspired YA fantasy has such detailed, immersive world-building, on top…

Welcome to BookEnds, Russel Del Socorro!

By BookEnds | July 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tell us a bit about your drawing process. Where do you draw, and how often? An answer most artists would…

#AskAgent – “Is it okay to make your YA protagonist 14 years old?”

By Naomi Davis | June 27, 2018 | 12 Comments

“I have a question for you! Is it okay to make your YA protagonist 14 years old? I’ve been given…

Welcome to BookEnds, Rachel Taylor!

By Rachel Brooks | June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m thrilled to welcome a fellow Rachel to BookEnds. Of course, it wasn’t her name that made me offer representation,…

#AskAgent – How should I put together my online portfolio as an author-illustrator?

By Tracy Marchini | June 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

For an illustrator-author, how extensive should an online portfolio be? And are certain kinds of sites preferred over others (i.e.…

This Month from BookEnds Jr… June 2018

By James McGowan | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our BookEnds Jr Spotlight for June 2018 is Sara Wolf’s BRING ME THEIR HEARTS. We have been extremely excited about…

#AskAgent – I’m trying to make the move to author-illustrator, should I seek out agents or publishers first?

By Tracy Marchini | June 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

Comment: If one who has been a published children’s book illustrator forever-and is working towards Illustrator/author-would you recommend approaching a…

Welcome to BookEnds, Kim Chaffee!

By BookEnds | June 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

What genres do you write? I write picture books, both fiction and nonfiction, and sometimes I like to mix the…

#AskAgent – When do you use illustration notes in a picture book text?

By Tracy Marchini | June 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Reader comment: My main questions are about illustration notes and grammar. I’ve read many conflicting ideas about illustration notes, some…

Welcome to Bookends, Stefanie Suzaya!

By BookEnds | June 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

Tell us a bit about your writing process. Where do you write, and how often?  I usually write at home,…