Monthly Archives: November 2011

steven salerno & audrey vernick

It’s always exciting to find a new illustrator to love. My early morning Twitter check-in paid off big time with pal Audrey Vernick’s link to Steven Salerno’s illustrations for her upcoming book, Brothers At Bat. I love the story line, … Continue reading

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Thankspiration

It’s a mashup of thankfulness, people, a Thanksgiving shout out to some of the blogs that sustain me and to the people who write them. Over the past year I’ve winnowed my blog-following down to those that offer me essential … Continue reading

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murmuration inspiration

I keep coming back to this video for its sense of wonder. What’s not to love?

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arthur levine & linda sue park: WOW

SCBWI Western Washington rocks so very hard. In addition to an excellent and well run spring conference, each year the chapter organizes a retreat on Hood canal, where writers stay from Friday through Sunday afternoon to work on craft and … Continue reading

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snap out of it!

I heart cartoonists for about a jillion reasons. They are funny and mordant and profane and twisted and born storytellers. They can draw. They are optimists, or they wouldn’t have the juice to keep on making comics in the face … Continue reading

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