I hadn’t taken a picture book writing class since 2014, but last year I noticed that Marcie Colleen was going to be teaching an online Writing Barn course entitled: The Heart and Humor of Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Little did I know that Continue reading →
What an honor this is for me! Today I’m hosting the illustrator for one of my upcoming picture books…and I couldn’t be more thrilled with how she has brought the characters of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe to life. Every page turn sings…Alleanna has definitely made their voices be heard!
Alleanna Harris is a illustrator who has been drawing for as long as she can remember. As a little kid, she would Continue reading →
Sometimes I want to join every kidlit Facebook group there is because I meet the best people in them – like our guest today. Barry and I are both members of Susanna Hill’s Making Picture Book Magic alumni Facebook group. He’s a cracker-jack writer – I love his sometimes bluesy, sometimes power-punching, all the time awesome free verse writing style…and if you’ve Continue reading →