My humor picture book club is one of the highlights of my week. We’re all writers of picture books who want to learn to write funny – we’ve read books on humor writing, but most of the time we all read and discuss a picture book. Our chats are equal parts insightful and hilarious. View […]
My picture book series, the Little Elephants’ Big Adventures, is coming out soon! (Fingers crossed that 2020 doesn’t change that.) These books were a work for hire collaboration with Purdue University that began way back in 2016. There are six books in the series (so far) and the first three will be coming out soon.
It’s been 31 days since George Floyd was murdered. Thirty-one days of reaffirming that Black Lives Matter. Thirty-one days that our country has taken the fight for racial justice to the streets. Thirty-one days of hard conversations and personal reckonings. For me personally, a lot of that time has been spent reading and listening to
While I hope my book reviews move you emotionally, in this case I’m talking about a change in location. I love reviewing books for so many reasons: I love to read it fills a need for teachers, parents, and readers it shines a light on excellent books that may be overlooked it pushes me to
In addition to writing children’s books, I also write and edit curriculum for all ages. One thing I love is using that expertise so that my readers can enjoy my books even more. I Pray Today is written for the littlest booklovers – babies and toddlers. But the themes and ideas are big ones.
2018 has been a great year for me – for starters, I published my second board book: I Pray Today! I’ve been wanting to share a little love for all the writers who have helped me along in this journey. So today I’m sharing a free printable version of my Bullet Journal spreads. I’ve developed
This Wednesday, I’m doing a free webinar with Kidlit Nation. I’ll be sharing my experience of working with a small publishing house. If you’re a writer trying to break into the kidlit market, small publishers are a great place to start. I’m also currently writing my third set of work for hire picture books –
I don’t know about you, but September was a whirlwind! I Pray Today was published I had a blog tour all last week October is looking to be just as chaotically and beautifully busy. I’ve got a full load of travel and speaking engagements this month. This week I’ll be at Purdue University as a
It’s day 4 of my blog tour! If you haven’t already, check out the Day 1 post at Raising Saints, the Day 2 post on Orthodox Motherhood, and the Day 3 post on the Time Eternal blog. Today I’m over on Charlotte Riggle’s blog talking about using children’s books for teaching kids. Check it out:
It’s day 3 of my blog tour! If you haven’t already, check out the Day 1 post at Raising Saints and the Day 2 post on Orthodox Motherhood. Today I’m over at the Time Eternal blog with Nicole Roccas talking about time in picture books. READ THE POST