Welcome! This is the new home of my writing, musings, illustrations, and Simply 7 interviews. You can also find me at my old website. If you’re interested in a Simply 7 interview for your picture book, feel free to contact me, though I reserve the right to not do an interview.
This October I was able to make another trip to Highlights for a poetry workshop. It was WONDERFUL! I wrote a ton of poems, was inspired every single day, and a bond was forged with MANY new friends. I don’t think I could’ve predicted that. Not to this extent. So it was that I met […]
First, let me thank all of you who reached out to find out if I was safe after the earthquake on Friday. I’m safe and so are my hubby, family, and friends. It was terrifying, but we all survived it. We’re picking up the pieces and trying to return to normal as quickly as possible. […]
It’s that time of year again! I’m not quite ready yet to admit defeat on trying to do the Holidoodle thing with others of the illustration persuasion. It seems like a daily challenge is a bit difficult during the holidays, as is a multiple series with a character challenge (like last year). So this year […]
It’s not quite Christmas time yet, but as we near the holidays I’m always on the lookout for a new Christmas book that captures my attention (and isn’t just trying to be commercial). Today’s Simply 7 is about a VERY cute Christmas book that I just had to share.
Today’s interview is intriguing. Here is a picture book that could stand alone as a story, and maybe even have something to say about accepting others or dealing with change. Yet there is also a subtle educational chord that is being played in the background of this musical story. This is how you write a […]
Today, I bring you one of my favorite blog guests talking about two of his latest picture books.
It’s time to announce the TWO winners of my 2nd Blogaversary give away. Let it be noted now though, I’m not promising that my blogaversary prizes will grow in number to match every year’s anniversary. LOL!