Congratulations, Dan Santat, for winning the 2023 National Book Award

I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that Dan Santat won the 2023 National Book Award, for his graphic… Read More >
"A Llama is not and Alpaca" book cover

“A Llama is not an Alpaca” Picture Book Review

What’s the difference between a frog and a toad? A clam and an oyster? Or a butterfly and a moth? As… 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 >

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 >

Rhyming Picture Book Award & Conference, NY

December on 2015, as part of the Rhyming Picture Book Committee I traveled to New York for the Rhyming Picture… Read More >

Marla Frazee’s Studio

Check out this wonderful video about Marla Frazee. Ms Frazee is one of my favorite illustrators and I enjoyed this… Read More >

Brandon Mull School Visit

Drum roll please… Our next author visit was… BRANDON MULL All right, can you see now why I was so… 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 >

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 >

And Now For Something Completely Different… Alpacas!

So this might be a little off topic, but it is a topic that is close to my heart. Those… Read More >

Will Terry’s Video About How To Market Your Work.

Check out this video by Will Terry. He talks about how to market your work and get your work the… Read More >