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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 theĀ  stellar faculty that is brought in. This year we were graced by the presence of best-selling authors like […]

Catching the Wave

Friday, April 1st, 2011

I’ve been getting geared up for a great year of conferences hoping that this is the year I get an agent and my underwater teen fantasy novel finds a home. It’s been a long journey so far, and though I’m not tired, I’m taking a moment to look down the mountain to see how far […]

advice from Kevin Henkes

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Two nights ago, at one of my favorite independent bookstores, I got to hear some great advice from the children’s picture book author Kevin Henkes. The cool thing was, he didn’t make it sound like advice. A member of the audience asked him about self-publishing, if he thought it was viable, why didn’t he do […]

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