Monthly Archives: July 2010

SCBWI Day 1 – To Infinity and Beyond!

Or maybe just to Delaware. There are over a thousand attendees here, people. It’s a mighty force, and my first day in the pack was fun, focused and only slightly overwhelming. I always have a first day at a new … Continue reading

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SCBWI LA – Bring it ON

I’m headed to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators summer conference in LA, four days of keynote speeches and breakout sessions, master classes (not for me, they filled up early) and manuscript consultation. I fully expect to enjoy … Continue reading

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apps, art & obsession

My husband went and bought me an iPad. All I wanted was to start reading digital books. My research led me to believe that the Kindle was best for this single use, so when I ended up with the shiny, … Continue reading

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raking the universe

Today I was raking the universe. You know how this works: you’ve been thinking about a subject, maybe doing some reading, a little bit of research. This subject is beginning to crop up in your mind more and more often … Continue reading

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here’s to a bigger sandbox

This picture of my mother and two sisters jumping rope, probably at Stinson Beach or another of our beloved northern California beaches, automatically makes me happy. I can see the joy of my mother jumping and remember the salty smell … Continue reading

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hello hello

My friend and artist Jeffry Mitchell uses this greeting in his work from time to time. It is at once an echo and a greeting, a little joke that stems from his time in Japan and his appreciation of the … Continue reading

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