Contribution by Darlo Gemeinhardt, author of the soon-to-be released middle grade K9 Crossroads series Research is a key component of being a writer, even a writer of children's books. While traditionally, historical novels may require more research than contemporary novels, I

The Great Homeschool Convention hosts five regional education events every year, including in Texas. They offer parents who choose to homeschool their children amazing guest speakers, a variety of classes on parenting and homeschooling topics, and an exhibit hall full

Y’all, what better day to celebrate than a Friday! Today, I’m thrilled to introduce to you the newest addition to our Little Lamb Books flock….Jean Petersen! Please join me in saying a big HELLO to Jean, who has some Texas roots,

"The hurrier I go, the behinder I get." -The White Rabbit Ever feel like you've fallen down the rabbit hole and become The White Rabbit from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland? Moving fast, but still sometimes late? We were told this sometimes happens,

We're in Week 3 of the Beginner Basic Training series, a week by week glance at six general questions that rookie and veteran writers can use to break down the basic facts used to develop their stories. Better known in

Hi, I’m Rachel, and I’m the Publisher and Managing Editor of Little Lamb Books. I also consider myself navigator of our roadmap, captain of our cheerleading squad, and all around lead animal wrangler in our zoo. Sounds fun, right? I thought I’d

What a difference one year makes! Yes, ONE year ago today, Little Lamb Books officially launched into the publishing industry. 12 months ago, we threw open our doors and invited authors of picture books and middle grade or young adult novels to

2016 looks like it will be a busy year for us, and we are super excited by the many activities, events, pitch parties, and more filling up the calendar. Our first big event will be my visit to DFW Writers Conference

For the longest time I took rest for granted. When I was single and teaching, my weekends were spent cleaning, running errands, hanging with friends, and sleeping until noon. I took for granted that resting would always be available. Today, I'm

I love music. I love the lyrics, melodies, rhythms. I love the stories, the emotions, and the connections that music gives us. I love the artistry, the musicianship, and the variety of music. I can't say that I honestly love

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things unseen.” Hebrews 11:1 This has been my favorite scripture verse since I can remember. From my innocent childhood to fire-tested maturity, my faith has traveled the hills and valleys

This past Monday, October 12, I was honored to not only attend the 14th Annual Celebration of Reading hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, but to also have Little Lamb Books sponsor eight (8) teachers for the

Donating to a cause is a personal thing. We choose people, groups, companies and causes to donate to because of our life experiences, our friends' recommendations, a community's need, a family member's request. There are causes for everything from health

In 10 days, Little Lamb Books will be hosting its inaugural launch party. The September 20th event is being held at a beautiful location. The goody bags have been made. The first Little Lamb Books t-shirts have been ordered. Over

Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members

If you’re a parent, there are often moments when you look at your lovely child bewildered and wondering, “What is going on with you?” Today was one of those days. My little will be 4 in just a week’s time and

Have you guessed what "IT" is yet? We've mentioned a few times in passing that a special event is coming our way. Well, it's time to make sure everyone knows what that special event is

Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members

At dinner with sweet friends, we discussed a variety of topics while our children played, including car styles, the value of education, the job market, dog breeds, and eventually, Little Lamb Books. I was asked why I was choosing to start

Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members

Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members

As authors, editors, marketers, and publishers, words breathe life into our passions. They combine to create the books that have emerged as important members of our extended families. (It’s getting thick in here, isn’t it?) Well, to put it mildly,