Category Archives: graphic novels

Graphic novel picture book early reader chapter book

I’m hearing so much about ‘young reader’ graphic novels from librarians and teachers – it’s like it’s 2001 again. Back in 2001 and 2002 there was a lot of interest in graphic novels at schools and from bookstores. But that … Continue reading

Posted in Earthling!, graphic novels, writing fiction | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Kickstarter This Awesome Book

Erik Johnson has a new Kickstarter for a fascinating and funky little book that is part graphic novel, part art book, part endless opera cycle. It’s an idea born from putting a bunch of genres and formats into a blender … Continue reading

Posted in comic books, Erik Johnson, graphic novels | Tagged | Leave a comment

I’ll be speaking at the Jacksonville Elementary Writer’s Festival

  I’m looking forward to speaking at the 2014 Jackson Elementary Writer’s Festival on May 7th. One of the goals of the event is to give young writers an audience. Student writing is shared and displayed in the school and local … Continue reading

Posted in graphic novels, Personal Appearance, picture books, Working Digitally, writing fiction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Earthling! finds a home.

I enjoyed an awesome visit to schools in the Santa Fe Springs School District in Southern California. Earthling! was the Author Month book so many kids got a copy of Earthling! and did projects based on the book. The events … Continue reading

Posted in Earthling!, graphic novels, Personal Appearance | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Earthling!, graphic novels, Personal Appearance | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in graphic novels | 1 Comment

Once a New Year – COMICRAFT Font Sale

Every January first for the past 14 years, from 12:00-12:00, Comicraft offers a sale on all their fonts at the dollar conversion of the year. So this being 2014, that means any font set sells for $20.14. It’s a GREAT … Continue reading

Posted in cartoons, comic books, comics creators, Design, Digital painting, graphic novels | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment