Welcome! This is the home of my writing, musings, illustrations, and Simply 7 interviews. 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. (I get quite busy sometimes!) If you’re interested in an illustration commission, feel free […]
Today I’m going to do a Simply 7 with just the illustrator. Usually it’s the author that gets all the attention (I know), but trust me, this is an illustrator you want to meet. And it’s her debut picture book!
Life happens. It will throw you curve balls when you least expect it. And sometimes your creativity and all of your goals will dive under the bus when you’re trying to avoid all those curve balls in the Dodge Ball game of life. When that happens, you simply have to breathe and survive. I’m experiencing […]
If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you know that I LOVE fairy tales and I especially LOVE fresh adaptations. Today’s story, “Moldilocks and the 3 Scares,” is a brand new favorite that I get to share with you!
This summer has been FULL of family, travel, work, and general busy-ness. Whew! What a whirlwind! BUT today I finally get to tell you all about one of my favorite picture books that came out this summer: “Unicorn Day!”
It’s been rather slow here on my blog since April. Again, I apologize for that, but I’ve had a few obstacles (trips, house cleaning, plans gone awry, etc.) that are taking more time than usual. BUT no worries. Especially because today I get to bring you an interview with an Illustrator’s debut author-illustrator picture book. […]
Sorry to have disappeared after April, but May was a challenge this year! I had first grade AND Kindergarten with which to wrap up school. It was exhausting. I was beginning to be afraid that my age was starting to show (that’s just how dead tired I was at the end of every single day […]
This is the last day of April and alas, the last day that I will be sharing picture book poetry. But never fear! I will return with more next year. Today’s final poem selection is meant to send our hearts and poetic minds flying off into the year ahead.