Monday, November 30, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
How exciting is this?
My debut picture book, A MORNING WITH GRANDPA, illustrated by the talented Christina Forshay, will be published by Lee and Low Books in May 2016.
I am so pleased to share the cover. Christina has captured the main characters, Gong Gong and Mei Mei, perfectly, as they share a morning of tai chi and yoga.
It's available for preorder it at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound, or your local bookseller.
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Thursday, November 5, 2015
A couple weeks ago, I attended the Better Books Marin 2015 conference for middle grade & YA writers in Petaluma, California. Organized by Darcey Rosenblatt and her critique group, this was an amazing 3.5 days of intensive critique sessions and deep craft seminars. Most of the 25 attendees were local to Northern California, but a few of us crossed state lines (Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Virginia).
Here are some highlights: