• 50 Precious Words 2018

    Because I seem to be writing more these days than drawing, here’s my entry for Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious Words contest. TONS of amazing tiny stories are in the comments of Vivian’s contest post. As my professional word for the year is VOICE, I figured why not write a little thing about that? My super […]

  • #KidlitWomen

    It’s March 1st! We’re celebrating Women’s History month with 31 days of posts focused on improving the climate for social and gender equality in the children’s and teens’ industry. Join in the conversation on Facebook or Twitter #kidlitwomen Project created by Grace Lin and Karen Blumenthal Click the headers below to open and close tabs: About #kidlitwomen […]

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    “Happy Thursday!” – The 3rd Annual Valentiny Writing Contest!

    Ok I totally wasn’t going to write anything for Susanna Hill’s 3rd Annual Valentiny Writing Contest. I really wasn’t. I’ve been way to busy to think of anything. So of course while playing “Whack-a-Mole Sunday” –jumping around from cleaning, to kid projects to bedtime– I accidentally came up with an idea. It also helps that […]

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    Voice Part 1 and #SnapShakeShine

    You are unique and you have a voice – Sarah Davies Let’s talk about the VOICE (not the TV show, although it’s probably relevant, I just don’t watch it so I wouldn’t know). I’ve been pondering this topic long before it was on the roster at the 2017 SCBWI Mid-Atlantic conference this past autumn.  Here’s […]