When I first became a published author with my picture book Snuggle Mountain, I discovered I loved going into class rooms and sharing my enthusiasm for writing with people of all ages. I love telling kids that there are no…
1995: As a journalist at the Austin American Statesman, I am assigned to cover the Texas Representative Gonzalo Barrientos’ annual family reunion at Lake Bastrop State Park. My editor says, “Make it a fun summer piece.”
Reunions were not a…
“This book app is as sweet as a pile of pancakes on a weekend morning…” –K.Cappy, Portland, ME
Thank you, K. Cappy for your sweet words about the Snuggle Mountain app. I am sending you free Kerbey Lane pancake mix!…
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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: