Archive for the ‘Quotable Tuesday’ Category

Quotable Tuesday-Ze Frank

I don’t know Ze Frank. In fact, everything I just learned about him came from Wikipedia and Ted.com. But my friend Sam sent me this three minute video and Sam doesn’t like to waste my time. So when …

 

Quotable Tuesday

Today’s quote comes to us through a circuitous route. I am part of a listserve of Austin kidlit writers and illustrators. Recently someone posted a link to the Blue Rose Girl’s blog where Libby Koponen was musing about when it

 

Quotable Tuesday-Ammi-Joan Paquette

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am delighted to host Ammi-Joan Paquette, the author of the stunning NOWHERE GIRL, the delightful TIPTOE GUIDE TO TRACKING FAIRIES and soon the TIPTOE GUIDE TO TRACKING MERMAIDS.

Joan was recently in Austin for …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Kristine George

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am joined by the brilliant Kristine George. Kristine is the author of children’s poetry including EMMA DILEMMA, FOLD ME A POEM and my personal favorite HUMMINGBIRD NEST

As a writer, she has many quotes …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Donna Jo Napoli

Today at Quotable Tuesday I am very proud to host the illustrious children’s book author Donna Jo Napoli. I say illustrious because she is the author of so many wonderful books for children and young adults that they could …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Janice Scully

Today’s quote comes us from my friend and fellow VCFA classmate Janice Scully. I adore Janice. I love her thoughtfulness. I love her poetry. I love that she was a practicing doctor. I love that grew up working in …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Cynthia Levinson

Cynthia Levinson

Today I am thrilled to welcome friend and fellow Austin author Cynthia Levinson to Quotable Tuesday. Cynthia has written what I think will  become a seminal book in children’s literature. The book, We’ve Got A Job: The 1963

 

Quotable Tuesday-K.A. Nuzum

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow VCFA alum and author of the outstanding middle grade novel, The Leanin’ Dog, K. A. Nuzum.

Before I get to her quote, I need to tell you a wee story. …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Kelly Bennett

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow VCFA alum and author of many, many picture books Kelly Bennett. Kelly reminds me a lot of my oldest sister. Bright, sunny, forthright and fiercely protective of people she loves …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Anne Westrick

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend and fellow VCFA alum Anne Westrick. She is currently working with her editor on a revision of her YA novel, due to come out in 2013. I’ve read bits of that …