Tag Archives: picture books

Giant book, Giant Pants.

Giant Book indeed. It is a really large, beautiful book (Candlewick Press always makes beautiful books and I’m the lucky beneficiary in this case) and I’m not just saying that because it’s mine. “Mine! MINE! My PRECIOUS!!!” No not like … Continue reading

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It starts as a mess.

I’m working away on revisions to a new picture book. Every time I walk down this road I worry I will never solve the problems I’m having with a particular book. That, i’m sorry, but I can’t do it, revoke … Continue reading

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Whacha watching?

When I draw and paint I often have my trusty iPad on and stream movies and TV shows. Depending on how focused I need to be effects what I watch. If I’m writing I usually just have music on if … Continue reading

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It’s a Martha Mention!

  Over at Picture This Book there’s always a great list of picture book, but now there’s a post about Martha! Yes, that Martha. The Martha who saved her parents rom Green Beans. Check it out!

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SCBWI webinar

If you scroll through this list of really awesome speakers you’ll see I’m on there. Which, believe it or not, isn’t a mistake. I was asked to present an approx. 1 hour webinar for SCBWI France. It’s such a great … Continue reading

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How My Creative Process Works

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Do you dilly and dally?

With Dilly Dally Daisy almost here…wait. You might ask “What is Dilly Dally Daisy?” It’s a new picture book I wrote and illustrated that will be released shortly.  Anyway, I’ve been asked what exactly do I think dilly-dallying is? I have my … Continue reading

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