Monthly Archives: August 2011

the knowing heart

Friday is two weeks since   the SCBWI conference in LA and I have yet to fully absorb what it meant to me. I had intended to blog about the sessions, share notes with those who couldn’t be there, revisiting the … Continue reading

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inspiration pot de crème

  Gjelina, my Gjelina. Yes, I have had a remarkable weekend of inspiration and camaraderie at SCBWI LA and you would think that I could troll that vast sea of experience for a Wednesday nugget of goodness. I could. But … Continue reading

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inspiration wednesday: shhhhh

Back in the olden days, before cell phone cameras, I took this picture of Fra Angelico’s portrait of Saint Francis* and was chastised by a monk for my sins. It wasn’t the best behavior but I was so moved by … Continue reading

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jump, pig, jump!

Before leaving for LA, I printed up business cards and cards to put out with my portfolio at the SCBWI conference this coming weekend. I hadn’t been on the press for a long time and had honestly forgotten how much … Continue reading

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