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4 Steps to Getting Started Self Publishing a Children’s Book

By Stephanie DeLussey | June 27, 2022

It is almost a given that as a teacher, we have a love of books. Our classroom libraries are chock full of lots of children’s books and chapter books to encourage our students to have the same love of reading. So it should come as no surprise that many …

My Book Launch Journey – A Growth Mindset Isnt Just For Kids

My Book Launch Journey – A Growth Mindset Isn’t Just For Kids

By Cindy Williams Schrauben | June 9, 2022

The launch of my debut picture book, This Could Be You, started with a surreal zoom call with the publisher of Cardinal Rule Press (CRP), Maria Dismondy. After hearing her offer and all the steps CRP takes to support their authors during the launch pro …

GROW YOUR IDEAS! Here are some tips to unearthing story nuggets. #GrowYourIdeas #WritingTips #Writing

Grow Your Ideas!

By Melissa Stoller | April 25, 2022

Inspiration is everywhere, ready to be planted, tended, and cultivated into stories. This spring, grow some ideas!  Here are some tips to unearthing story nuggets: Outdoors – Observe buds on the trees, migrating birds, and squirrels dashing throug …

Audiobooks eBooks Comic Books and more—Theyre All Real Books. We’re here to help answer this question that’s been popping up recently in various literary corners: do audiobooks, eBooks, comic books, and other alternative forms of storytelling “count” as reading?  #Audiobooks #eBooks #ComicBooks #PictureBooks #ChildrensBooks

Audiobooks, eBooks, Comic Books, and more—They’re All Real Books!

By Christie Megill | April 18, 2022

We’re here to help answer this question that’s been popping up recently in various literary corners: do audiobooks, eBooks, comic books, and other alternative forms of storytelling “count” as reading?  Yes! Of course, they do! Somehow along the wa …

Layers, Layers, Layers! What do agents or editors MEAN when they say they want more layers? #Layering #PictureBooks #ChildrensBooks #WritingTips

Layers, Layers, Layers!

By Heather Morris | February 28, 2022

I’ve never been particularly good at layering. This becomes a problem during the cold winter months (and February is DEFINITELY one of those!), but – hailing from Alabama – mercifully, I don’t have to deal with much cold. However, on rare biting-chill …

All the WRITE Marketing Podcast: Educators Series. We interview educators in the summer and explore the number of ways they find books to use in their classrooms. What attracts them to a certain title? #Educators #Podcast #AlltheWRITEMarketing

Podcast Series: Educators & Books

By Maria Dismondy | December 20, 2021

Thank you for visiting. Founder of Cardinal Rule Press, Maria Dismondy, recently interviewed guests on our podcast All the WRITE Marketing and we wanted to share that series with you. Below you will find interviews by educators. Can Books Teach SEL Ski …

Ways to Boost Your Book Sales Dec

7 Ways to Boost Your Book Sales This Holiday Season

By Lauren Hackett | December 20, 2021

‘Tis officially the middle of December, which means the holiday season, and all of its accompanying joys and stressors, are in full swing. Mid-December is a time when decorations adorn the neighbors’ front yards, phone calls with family members last ju …

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