Archive for the ‘Quotable Tuesday’ Category

Quotable Tuesday-Stephanie Greene

 I thought I would begin the new year with a quote from my friend and fellow VCFA alum Stephanie Greene. Stephanie is the author of over 20 books, including two marvelous chapter book series: Sophie Hartley and Princess Posey.

 

Quotable Tuesday-Linda Oatman High

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend and fellow Thunderbadger (kek-kek-kek) classmate at Vermont College of Fine Arts Linda Oatman High. Linda is the author of over 20 books, from young adult to picture book as well as …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Marion Winik

 

 

 

 

 

Today’s quote comes to us from writer Marion Winik whose risk taking in area of creative nonfiction and the personal essay make me proud to know her. She is a beacon of truth-telling in the …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Sarah Sullivan

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow VCFA alumna and extraordinary picture book author Sarah Sullivan. I first met Sarah when she was a graduate assistant during one of my residencies at VCFA. After one particularly long …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Don Tate

Today’s quote comes to us from my friend, fellow Austinite and illustrator Don Tate. Don came to children’s literature as an illustrator but has begun to write picture books as well. What I love about Don is that he …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Uma Krishnaswami

 

Uma Krishnaswami

Today’s quote comes to us from one of my favorite writing mentors Uma Krishnaswami. I first met Uma through Writers.com, a fabulous online writing community which offers great classes from memoir to children’s literature. Later …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Julie Larios

Julie Larios

Today’s quote come to us from the poet Julie Larios. I had the great good fortune to have Julie as my advisor during my last semester at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her honesty and her …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Jane Kurtz

Jane Kurtz

Today’s quote comes to us from Jane Kurtz. I first met Jane during my second semester at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Though she officially became my advisor, she also became a friend who will often …

 

Living in Austin

So this weekend alone, there are nine festivals and events going on in the center of town: The Texas Book Festival; the Austin Film Festival; Green City Festival; Gypsy Picnic Trailer Food Festival; Viva La Vida

 

Quotable Tuesday-Sarah Ellis

Sarah Ellis in a hat

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