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Kickstarting my Art

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Recently, I got accepted to the Highlights Foundation Whole Novel Workshop for fantasy. I was thrilled. I’d been too timid to apply before, mostly considering the expense and time away from life’s duties. But my author friend Joni Sensel, who attended one of the workshops last year, strongly encouraged me to go for it. Her […]

Kid Lit Pub Night, or is it Drink?

Friday, April 29th, 2011

First things first. I think it’s time I called it Kid Lit Drink Night, which was the original designation,  but I think because of my love affair with pubs, I subconsciously renamed it Pub Night. I will now officially recognize it as Drink Night, not worrying about offending recovering AA people, because, hey, we drink […]

Post-Conference Fire

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

I don’t think I’m alone when I say last weekend’s SCBWI Western Washington spring conference was better than ever. It sells out every year with over 400 attendees who come to see, hear, and interact with the  stellar faculty that is brought in. This year we were graced by the presence of best-selling authors like […]

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