Alpaca Musings

Musings about Illustration, KidLit and Other Things to Make You Smile

The Picture Book Dummy – A Revision Tool for KidLit Creators

The Picture Book Dummy – A Revision Tool for KidLit Creators If you are a picture book writer or illustrator,… Read More >

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Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all and happy creating to you. May your holiday season be filled with love and creative endeavors.  … Read More >

YouTube Interview with Soul Heart Entertainment

My dear friend, Jamie Bishop, just interviewed me today on her YouTube Channel. I loved catching up with you, my… Read More >

Yang Warriors – Book Review

Written by Kao Kalia Yang, illustrated by Billy Thao | University of Minnesota Press Release Date: April 13, 2021 ISBN: 978-1-5179-0798-3… Read More >

Dawn Young is egg-static over her Easter book

If you’ve been writing or illustrating for a while, you’ll understand how important of the unfailing support of critique partners… Read More >

One Summer Up North – Book Review

One Summer Up North Written & illustrated by John Owens | University of Minnesota Press Release Date: September 15, 2020… Read More >
Jenny Medford, founder of Websy Daisy featured

A Chat with Jenny Medford, Web Design Maven

Since I recently launched my new website, I have received countless compliments stating how fabulous it is. The reason it… Read More >

Dianne White talks about Green On Green

Not only is Dianne White a phenomenal and successful writer, she is one of the nicest and most caring people… Read More >

Let The Most Splendid Colleen Rowan Kosinski Brighten Your Day!

You are probably very familiar with this amazing lady and her beautiful work, but I needed to give a little… Read More >

Society Of Visual Storytelling

Hey, all you illustrators and picture book creators out there! Are you familiar with the Society of Visual Storytelling? If… Read More >

Unzipped: Naming Arizona’s Nameless

When I was in college, I took drawing and animation classes from the most incredible professor. His name is Steve… Read More >