In a nutshell

I write children’s picture books and middle grade novels. I also offer a Master Course on Picture Book Writing and Editing and Picture Book critique services.

I’m a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and an active 12×12er. My agent is Essie White at Storm Literary Agency.

Find me on Facebook or Twitter @kwrites3.

Thanks for stopping by!

Awesome upcoming project:

Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence: the first book in a picture book series collaboration with the Marie Curie Alumni Association in which we depict science as it really is – an epic adventure, complete with heroes, villains and amazing super powers.

Sourcebooks, 2019



Favorite Online Resources

Over the years, I’ve relied on a number of excellent resources to guide me in this wonderful journey. These are some of my favorites.

Writing for Children

The Craft of Writing Well

PB Resources



  • Query Shark – excellent advice on what makes a good (and bad) query.
  • Agent Query Connect – forum for all things query, including critiquing.
  • Query Tracker – quick and dirty stats on agents’ query response times and comments.
  • Preditors & Editors – educate yourself on the good (and bad) agents out there.
  • Absolute Write – everything you ever wanted to know about specific agents and publishers.
  • Literary Rambles – comprehensive and insightful Agent interviews and other goodies.
  • Sub It Club – FB group for all questions about submissions

Hope this helps!

Your turn!

I’d love to hear from you! Feel free me drop me a line.