What is the Best Part?
Something long awaited?
Many years ago, my friend Anjani whispered to a friend that she longed to eat the entire inner seedless core of a watermelon. On her birthday, she woke…
A favorite part of wintery Sundays in New England where I grew up was the New York Times Magazine. What I loved best in the Magazine was reading profiles of people. I loved reading about how they grew up, the…
Tommorow on Saturday, April 11, I’m going to be on a panel “Writers’ Process Q&A with MG & YA Novels” at 10am at one of my favorite indie bookstores: BookPeople. If you’re interested in books, characters, and great writing, I…
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A Tree grows in Sedona
Because we work by ourselves, writers and illustrators often feel alone. We aren’t but sometimes we need to be reminded of all the great resources around us. Here are a few that I rely on for classes, news and general good thinking: