My sons and I have been crafting a story about our cat since summer break started. This morning we had a brainstorming session and they helped me come up with this character sketch. It’s actually kind of funny, because our real Frida is terrified of thunder and lightning (or as we call them, the “Boom-booms”). … More Fearless Frida
It’s been a long time since I wrote… don’t all the most interesting letters begin his way? … More Going with the Flow
Abigale is an antelope squirrel and she wants to know where the water comes from and where it goes. She’s also the main character of my new book, that will hopefully become available this summer. Just wanted to share with you a sneak peak at her. Here she is going for a ride on her … More Who is Abigale?
I’m always looking for ideas of ways to engage the audience for my books. Maybe I should get Donovan to help me teach this tutorial at my next library reading. 🙂 … More Making Paper Spiders
I’ve set up a little altar by my workspace. I even created my own little 3D Artemis out of sculpey. She’s got her magician’s cloak on and we’re ready to make some serious children’s book magic. In addition to the altar, I’ve got a moon calendar starting tonight. So, this cycle will go from full moon to the winter solstice. … More Igniting Artemis