Tuning In to the Muse
Kate McMullan, bestselling author of over 100 books for children, uncovers sources of inspiration for picture books. Drawing from her own creative process and interviews with contemporary and classic picture book writers, she provides tools you can use to tap your own muse.
Kate McMullan taught grade school in Los Angeles and Germany before moving to New York City and becoming an author. To date, she has written more than 100 books for kids, including the I STINK! series, illustrated by her husband, Jim McMullan. Their books are the inspiration for “The Stinky & Dirty Show,” now streaming on Amazon. Kate’s first writing love is picture books, and she currently has five in the works: I’M TOUGH!, How Do YOU Take a Bath?, How Do YOU Go to Sleep?, This Is the Tree We Planted, an Earth Day story, and As Warm as the Sun, starring the McMullan French bulldogs, Toby and Pinkie.