Friday, August 13, 2010

Illustration Friday - Star gazing

An illustration from my picture book, DANCING DREAMS, to be released next month by Accord/Andrews McMeel.

Thursday, August 12, 2010


There's a free online writer's conference focused on picture books, middle grade, and YA going on right now at

You can see videos, read about editor and agent preferences, etc. Here are just some of the topics:

Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Revision by editor Kendra Levin
Illustrating Children's Books by author/illustrator J.H. Everett and Studio 5
Plot and Pacing Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3, by author/literary agent Weronika Janczuk
Myths and Misconceptions by literary agent Holly Root, and editors Molly O'Neill and Martha Mihalick
Do's and Don't's of Querying by literary agent Kate Testerman