You can catch author B A Binns online and in person


2016 Events:


Date and Time Event Location / More information
Second Wednesday of every month Guest blog about writing at Romancing the Genres blog
July 1-31 Teaching the online Spice of Diversity class KOD (Kiss of Death) the RWA Mystery & Suspense chapter
July 13 at 7:00 pm Presentation to authors and illustrators of the North Suburban Network of the Illinois SCBWI: Diversity is The Book Stall in Winnetka, Illinois
August 6, 7 Judging Children’s movies in Chicago Chicago International Children’s Movie Festival
October 8 At 10:00 am, I and a half dozen other authors will hold a Q&A session.

Author fair occurs at 11:00.

Its all part of the celebration of Indie Authors Day

Plainfield Public Library in Plainfield, Illinois

Register to attend at:

 October 18-20 Illinois Library Association conference presenting on Using Diverse Books In Library and School Programs Rosemont Illinois, as part of the 2016 Illinois Library Association annul conference
Diversity is…
Diversity has become the IT word in the world of children’s literature today. Agents, publishers, and readers are actively seeking books with diverse characters, settings and situations. Author, SCBWI member, and library volunteer B A Binns will discuss the definition of diversity, along with the nuts and bolts of why, what, and how authors and illustrators can incorporate diversity in their stories.

Past events and interviews

Read a PULL excerpt from at with Chris Reddings
My journey to publication at the Brown Bookshelf
Promotion for shy writers at Once Written Twice Shy blog
Being an introvert while guest blogging at Once Written Twice Shy blog
Interview with Kylie Griffin
My Interview as part of the 2010 Winter Blast Tour with The Happy Nappy Bookseller
Interview with Romance Slam Jam, African American romance authors
Why I write YA at the Lady Scribes blog
Writing for teenaged boy readers: at Romance University
More on writing for teenaged boy readers: at MuseTracks
Writing Tips with the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood
Putting an emotionally satisfying ending on your story: with Elisabeth Naughton
Part 1 on creating Characters at Gem State Writers
Part 2 on Characters at Romancing The Genres
Revising and Editing at Romancing The Genres