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“My hand hurts looking at this!” said Mike Curato, author and illustrator of The Little Elliot series. Random House Art Director April Ward and he had just put an image on screen from a Portland area artist and I had to agree. The amount of detail in that artwork with trees, foxes, and geese was… READ MORE >>

Wednesday Wonders: Falling Back

“For this weekend, you get to call yourselves writers loud and proud instead of in a small voice at the end of a long list of other things you do.” My writing teacher Lois Brandt said this (or something very like it) at the beginning of our Weekend on the Water retreat with the Society of Children’s… READ MORE >>

Creative Beginnings: Part One

This month I’d like to start a series on creative beginnings. It’s not very original. January is a time for beginning a new year and resolutions and what not. But I am taking the excuse of a new calendar on my wall to reimagine my writing and my work by looking at what other creative… READ MORE >>

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