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Finished the book!

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It’s been a long process, but I’ve finally finished writing my first children’s book.  I’ve called it “What Would Dogman Do?” about a gutsy, imaginative kid who writes about superheroes and who finds that he, too can be courageous.  After many revisions and critiques from editors and my faithful critique group, I feel it’s ready to […]

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Critters!

Current Happenings

It seems like this is my year to be illustrating animals — all sorts.  Which is fun (and educational), as I have to do research on each one before I start drawing.  The most unique critter was a cassowary — I didn’t even know what  it was.  It’s a large flightless bird found in Australia, […]

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Inspiration

Inspiration

Just attended the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) spring conference last Saturday in Rocklin, CA.  It was so inspiring to hear speakers who are successful authors and illustrators.  As always when participating in events like this,  I learned lots of new things — new illustration tips, how to improve my portfolio, and […]

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