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Be Creative – Sketch Day 4

Be Creative – Sketch Day 4

The last couple of days have taken up with long meetings, but I worked on a couple of sketches developing character for another new book.  Right now I am just getting ideas so this might not be the final characters.  It is a start and sometimes just taking time to compare the characters and think […]

Roland’s Stupendous Imagination And The

Since I was a child, I have always been interested in Native American cultures and traditions. My interest has grown over the years and the desire to know more about the culture and the legends. Roland is a young boy with a stupendous imagination that often gets him in trouble when he daydreams at school.  […]

Children’s Books – Ashley Howland – Auth

Children’s Books – Ashley Howland – Author

Recently I have had the pleasure of getting to know Ashley Howland from Adelaide, Australia.  Our virtual friendship has unfolded in a natural series of steps.  We both have two children’s books that have been published recently.  In an effort to get to know her better and learn more about her books, I asked her […]

Children’s Books -Drabsville Book Traile

Children’s Books -Drabsville Book Trailer

  When trying to decide how I would make my first video about my children’s picture book, Drabsville, I decided to focus on the spider which is the pet of the main character, Matt, in the book. The spider was added to the cast of characters late in the development of the book, actually after […]

Children’s Book Review- Reaching For Rai

Children’s Book Review- Reaching For Rainbows

Children’s book author, Nessa Morris has written her book, Reaching For Rainbows  and shares with us her experience as a librarian for the visually impaired. The book is a story about a little blind girl named Angela and how she teaches her friend Betsy to see by using color. Using a color concept, Ms. Morris […]

Interview with Children’s Book Author An

Interview with Children’s Book Author And Illustrator, Heather Dickinson

For this week’s blog, I had the pleasure of interviewing Heather Dickinson, author and illustrator of children’s books, from Manchester, England. 1. When did you decide to become an author and what impact has this had on your life? Heather:  I can’t remember a time when I didn’t  jot down stories or ideas. When I […]

People Are Like Lollipops – Children’s B

People Are Like Lollipops – Children’s Book Review

A new digital children’s book, People Are Like Lollipops, has recently been made available in IBooks on IPad and on Kindle.   The author, Annie Fox, M.Ed, has over thirty years experience writing and teaching educational content for children.  She originally wrote and illustrated People Are Like Lollipops in 1971 as an undergraduate at Cornell […]

Author, Illustrator- New Year -New Websi...

Author, Illustrator- New Year -New Website

[polldaddy poll=6872731] A year and a half ago I paid to have a website created.  I designed it but had a company write the code for me and put it up.  I have decided it is time for a change and recently separated my fine art from my children’s books and writings so now I […]