By Traci Sorell
For those of us newer to the field of children’s literature, the numerous writing rules for various age groups and in different genres can feel overwhelming.
As one who appreciates the guidelines but also creatively breaks them when necessary, I am thrilled to welcome a group of rulebreakers to Cynsations.
Members of the Notable 19s, all débuting their first picture books this year,
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By Angela Cerrito
for SCBWI Bologna 2016
and Cynthia Leitich Smith‘s Cynsations
Lisa Anchin has been drawing since she could hold a pencil and making up stories since she could speak.
She grew up just outside of New York City, passing briefly through Massachusetts where she picked up a B.A. from Smith College,
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