This summer I stood before Jack Whitten’s beautiful mosaic “paintings,” and thought, “This is how I write. Bit by bit, scene by scene until they form a beautiful whole.” A few weeks later, I led a six-week class using the…
It only makes sense that a gathering of twenty-six children’s book writers would be a warm supportive affair. After all, the intention of our writing is to touch and expand the hearts of children and young adults. But we are…
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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: