Creativity Lost… and Found!

For various reasons (health, chronic pain, an aging pet, volunteer commitments, and the Pacific Northwest weather), I’ve spent the winter pretty much chained to my desk. Whenever I had a spare moment I tried to force myself to sit down and write—right now! As you can probably guess, I was supremely unproductive. And frustrated. You Read More …

6 Lessons Learned from Doing the Picture Book Marathon

I did it. I wrote 26 brand-new picture-book texts in the 28 days of February! Now that I’ve had some time to relax and reflect, I thought I’d share my thoughts on the experience. I started out with great gusto, then stumbled in the middle and took a bunch of days off, but managed to Read More …