Carrie Charley Brown 
Carrie Charley Brown is the founder and co-coordinator of ReFoReMo. She eats, sleeps, and breathes picture books as a writer, professional critique mentor, and elementary educator. Carrie contributed as a 2014/2015 CYBILS fiction picture book panelist and regional advisor for SCBWI North Texas, and serves as a 12 x 12 Critique Ninja. She enjoys blogging, reviewing books, and spreading mentor text love. Her publications include ghostwritten projects and teacher resources. Carrie recently earned her masters in School Library Media, with an endorsement in Literacy.

Kirsti Call
Kirsti Call is the co-coordinator of ReFoReMo. She reads, critiques and revises every day as a member of various critique groups, and blogs for Writer's Rumpus and Children's Book Academy.  As the published author of The Raindrop Who Couldn't Fall and a homeschool mom, Kirsti coaches revision for children ages 5-18.  Her school visits involve interactive writing, singing, and of course, reading for research! Kirsti contributed as a 2015 CYBILS YA Fiction panelist and 2016/2017 CYBILS fiction picture book panelist. Kirsti's picture book, MOOTILITA'S BAD MOOD debuts fall 2020. 


Janie Reinart
Janie Reinart is the ReFoReMo Facebook Group Moderator and blog contributor.  A fellow with the National Writing Project, educator, author, poet and musical storyteller, Janie seeks ways of giving emerging writers of all ages a voice. It is her mission to help others enjoy the sheer joy of writing and she practices this through her posts on the GROG blog. A proud mother of a veteran, Janie had the honor of collecting stories for the anthology, Love You More Than You Know: Mothers’ Stories About Sending Their Sons and Daughters to War. Janie’s picture bookUntil Water Makes Mud: A Story of Refugee Children debuts summer 2020

Keila Dawson
Keila Dawson is a ReFoReMo blog contributor. She’s hiked the rice terraces in the Philippines, climbed Mt. Fuji in Japan, and Mt. Sinai in Egypt. Keila finds adventures in picture books, tooWhen she isn’t traveling, researching or digging in genealogical archives, Keila is reading, writing, and visiting schools. She enjoys sharing her love of Louisiana and world cultures with others.  Her debut picture book, THE KING CAKE BABYreleased in 2015 from Pelican Publishing Co., Inc.

Cindy Schrauben contributes to our ReFoReMo Facebook Group and blog. As a former educator and magazine editor/writer, Cindy is consumed by a life-long passion for the written word. Her projects range from picture books to young adult novels as well as adult non-fiction. Writing for children provides her with a real excuse for spending so much time in the children's section of the bookstore. Cindy is a member of SCBWI and participates in many online writing communities.