Jacqueline West School Visit

Eduprize Gilbert Visiting Author Committee with Jacqueline West. – Susan Schade, Jacqueline West, Tanja Bauerle and Pamela Alara Last week… Read More >

I’m In The StoryMonsters Ink Newsletter

Take a peek at this! Here is a new monthly digest that shares the latest news on award-winning and debut… Read More >

The ABC’s Of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

Back in June of this year, 2014, I spent a week in New York city meeting with Editors and Art… Read More >

Never Abandon Imagination – Tony DiTerlizzi

This post finds itself onto my blog in a rather belated fashion. You see, the amazing Tony diTerlizzi visited my daughter’s elementary… Read More >

Summer SCBWI Los Angeles Conference – Part 3

As a writer and illustrator I sometimes struggle with frustration. There is a certain degree of self-doubt and lack of… Read More >

Summer SCBWI Los Angeles Conference – Part 2

The world of picture books has been such a creative balm to me. I am thoroughly in love with the… Read More >

Summer SCBWI Los Angeles Conference – part 1

As the regular post-Summer routine slowly resumes, I think back on last weekend which was spent with fellow writers and… Read More >

Zaharis Elementary School is wonderful!

I want to send you a huge “THANK YOU!” to Zaharis elementary school. I spent my morning there yesterday and… Read More >

“Get Out” talks about the Black Bird Exhibition

Have a peek at this write up in one of out local papers: http://localrevibe.com/black-bird-exhibition-bazaar-tempe-center-arts/ It talks about the Black Bird… Read More >

Black Bird Exhibition and Bazaar Opening

This past Saturday evening was the opening of the Black Bird Exhibition and Bazaar at the Tempe Center for the… Read More >

Black Bird Exhibition and Bazaar

I have some paintings on exhibit at the Tempe Center for the Arts Gallery. Join me for the opening this… Read More >

Tuesday 12 x 12 featured writer

Take a peek at July Hedlund’s Blog. I was today’s Tuesday 12 x 12 featured writer. Whoohoo! Take a peek at… Read More >