Just finished in MG fiction…

I just finished two really fun middle grade books whose covers caught my eye at the library on the ‘new’ shelf. I’m trying to boost the amount of MG that I read, to make sure I’m up with what’s going on, for my MG novel. (Can I  interrupt this regularly …

Who I’m Writing For

I grew up surrounded by books. My parents were wonderful at filling our home with books – and it was a good thing, because I was a quick reader. Books from school, garage sales, the library, you name it, I went through them all. But in upper elementary school and into …

Daily Doodle

I’m trying to doodle or sketch something every day – intentionally getting away from the computer to think out loud on paper. From time to time, I’ll post some faves from my daily doodling exercise. You never know what’s going to come out. Sometimes my to-do list might make think …

Illustration work I love…

My dear BFF introduced me to her work years ago, and I’ve since followed along with her blog, but if you aren’t familiar with the beautiful illustrations of Emily Winfield Martin over at The Black Apple, then you should be! I am so in love with her style, the muted …