All posts for the month February, 2014

The Harbinger of Spring

      With the sky blue and the temperature tolerable outside, I sat with my coffee next to an open window this morning at breakfast. I listened to the bird’s chorus outside.  There’s something deeply comforting about the promise of spring after a winter that has been a bit too long.  It’s like waking […]

Book Dummy Concept – The Vikings Who Came for Dinner

Over the next few months I’m participating in a “Picture Book Dummy Challenge” through SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators).  While the challenge hasn’t begun quite yet, I’ve decided to go ahead and dive in to this lively and raucous concept.  And I’m having the time of my life doing it!  This piece […]