Wednesday, June 15, 2022, will be a day that I never forget! It was a normal "work-from-home" day for me. Clad in my yoga pants and sweatshirt I was working away drawing house plans. Around ten o'clock that morning I got a call from our vet's office. They let me know that they had actually … Continue reading The Call…
And no... I'm not talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger! I'm talking about Brian Gehrlein - the host of #PBCRITIQUEFEST! What is #PBCRITIQUEFEST you ask? It's a HUGE one-time picture book critique giveaway! It is also a wonderful opportunity for kidlit creators to support one another by promoting each other's work! So, are you an author or … Continue reading HE’S BACK!
Yep, I messed up. There is nothing like updating your website and then accidently pressing the wrong button.... AND LOSING EVERYING!!! Yesterday it happened to me. After a good cry session (and several bars of chocolate) I picked myself back up and began to salvage as much as I could. So, here I am ready … Continue reading WHOOPS!
It’s that time again for #PBCritiqueFest and WOW... the lineup of participants giving away critiques is.... CRAZY, OUT-OF-THIS- WORLD, SPECTACULAR! I can only hope and pray that I am one of the lucky 36 to randomly get my name drawn. My ultimate dream would be to get a critique from the fabulous AME DYCKMAN! She … Continue reading Get Ready… it’s #PBCritiqueFest!
The journey to publishing is not for the faint of heart. Authors spend years studying and honing their writing techniques and countless. hours keeping up with the latest publishing trends. Besides the hard work that many put in, I also believe there is a bit of luck involved. Getting rejection letter – after rejection letter … Continue reading Digging for Diamonds