The Picture Bookies is a group of 8 professional illustrators and writers dedicated to their craft and to inspiring kids to love and read books. They invited me to join, and I'm so excited! I received such a warm welcome already.
Here's the Picture Bookies website: http://www.picture-bookies.com/
And the Picture Bookies blog: http://www.picture-bookies.blogspot.com/
The Picture Bookies have another blog where they showcase the work of almost 50 illustrators who have been invited to join the showcase blog: http://www.picture-bookiesshowcase.blogspot.com/