Interview with Sarah Rockett, editor at Sleeping Bear Press

I'm excited to share this exclusive interview with Sarah Rockett from Sleeping Bear Press. I can speak from personal experience and say that any author who has the chance to work with Sarah is a lucky one. Among this year's awesome lineup of prizes for the annual RYS Writing Contest, Sarah has kindly donated "Skip the Slush Pile Passes" for the first place winners in each category. Submissions are now open for Picture Books, Nonfiction Picture Books, Middle Grade and YA novels. The contest closes on August 15th and all proceeds go directly to charity. Read below for a taste of what Sarah is looking for and visit the link at the bottom of the interview for more about the RYS contest. Thanks

Bringing Your Faith to Life Through Picture Books: Five Tips

We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done. Psalm 78:4 ESV What is the one thing you most want to leave with your child as a legacy? Would it be your faith? Would it be hope? Would it be money? We all want our children to grow up to be decent, civil human beings who love and are loved and bring goodness to a dark world. To me, my faith in Jesus is everything. My whole outlook on life stems from my faith. God blessed us with two children. One is now 15, and the other 12; however, when they were small, and I first started writing, I thought about how to share my faith in stories so

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