Monthly Archives: January 2014

Earthling! lands back in California!

The Little Lake City School District, the Los Nietos School District and the library in the City of Santa Fe Springs are awesome! How awesome? Well, awesome enough to invite me down to talk about Earthling! and visit 4 schools … Continue reading

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How Martha got Minnesota

I just heard from David LaRochelle that How Martha Saved her Parents from Green Beans was nominated for the 26th annual Minnesota Book awards in the Children’s Lit category. David has TWO books nominated in that category one illustrated by … Continue reading

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You mean everything doesn’t have to be on Facebook!?

I wanted to remind blog readers that I have a much more detailed How To Make a Graphic Novel over at my website. Here’s a link. I posted a How To on this blog a year or so ago and … Continue reading

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From Peter Ludlow – Fifty States of Fear

Lot’s of things to think about  in Peter Ludow’s piece from the New York Times.  Click to go read it. From the piece: ‘Meanwhile, 300,000 residents of West Virginia were without safe drinking water last week after 7,500 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexane … Continue reading

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Well I did it…Adobe wins.

I joined Adobe’s new Pay Monthly scheme. I had a ‘deal’ that ran out in 2013, it saved me like 20 bucks a month. I’ve put it off for a year and finally decided to try it. I’ll let you … Continue reading

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