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Hello, and welcome to my first blog tour!

My delightful and talented friend Kate Berube tagged me to participate in The Writing Process: Author/Illustrator Blogtour. I don’t think there is a comprehensive list of the artists and writers who have participated, but if you click on Kate’s post, you can follow the links backward to see previous posts.   I first encountered Kate’s distinctive work […]

Addendum

” It’s probably more common to come home [from a conference] and feel a touch of despair in addition to all that inspiration…” Martha Brockenbrough Ain’t that the truth. As inspired and excited as I felt after last weekend’s workshop, I definitely also felt a touch of melancholy. I have called it the conference roller […]

Wearing Two Hats — writer/illustrator workshop

Last weekend the SCBWI Oregon chapter hosted a terrific 1-day workshop for writer-illustrators with Art Director Lauren Rille of Simon and Schuster. She was a great speaker and critique-er — her talk was highly entertaining (she cusses!), but packed with good information, and she pulled no punches when it came to critiquing our work. Her clear message […]