Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Maggie's Birthday!

Maggie turns 2 years old today! Perfect present? A board book, of course! A Margaret Wise Brown must-have for all children's collections...
What did Maggie say when she opened it?
"Read it to me please!"
Best words to hear :)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013


Could not adore this French author and illustrator collaboration more!

Last Words of Advice...

"Write from your heart, from YOUR truth, it's what makes your voice genuine and believable...
If you want this dream, you will get there.
Perservere. Be patient. You WILL get there.
Make them WANT to listen!"

~Instructor Jolie Stekly, UW Writing for Children
Last night my year-long Writing for Children Certificate program at the University of Washington came to an end. And what a great year it was! Wrote new stories, had spectacular teachers, signed with an agent, and best of all I met incredible friends and hopefully lifelong writing partners. I can't express enough gratitude and praise for this particular program and what it has done for my writing career. Anything you can do to further your craft, do it! Thank you to UW, our leaders Jolie Stekly and Nina Hess, and to my classmates who endlessly inspire, motivate and encourage!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Nellie published a book before me!
So proud! (And a bit jealous ;)