Hyler Communications Musings

Announcing: I have a publishing deal for my novel

I’m excited! For all of you who have followed my journey, I will soon be a published children’s book author. My middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes debuts in March 2018. My publisher, HenschelHAUS Publishing has helped birth more than 550 books since 2002. With my traditional publishing contract, my series […]

Everyone is a Storyteller!

The amazing SCBWI Co-founder Lin Oliver says so! A gem of my journey to publication of my middle grade manuscript has been my membership in the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), a 25,000 member organization founded in 1975 by the amazing Lin Oliver. Members can join a chapter throughout the United States […]

Advice to budding authors: Give Back

As I reflect on my journey toward publication of my middle grade children manuscript, I realize that this community is unlike any other I’ve encountered during my 30-plus year career. Workshops, conferences, residencies all offer settings to find your tribe. Easy conversations begin with, “what are you writing?” and end with opportunities for writing or […]