Character Development with Eileen Robinson
In this episode, Katie interviews Editor and Publisher Eileen Robinson. Eileen loves the power of stories and helping authors revise. She feels once the draft is done, the revision process is where an author’s skill, inventiveness, and individuality begins to shine through. Our talk focuses on character development in writing children’s books.
She has worked in children’s publishing as an editor for over 20 years, in-house and independently at both Scholastic and Harcourt—in educational publishing, school and library, with has trade, magazines, book fairs and clubs. She now owns f1rstpages.com, partners with Harold Underdown in Kid’s Book Revisions, and publishes book through Move Books Children’s Publishing.