September 2011

September 2010

mountain children’s book retreat!

By |2019-03-07T20:32:10-08:00September 30th, 2010|book event, illustration, inspiration|

It happened! For real. Five of us children's book authors and illustrators gathered up at our homestead for our "first annual kid's book retreat". I originally got the idea for this last winter when hearing about a women's creative workshop at a remote and inspiring lake-cabin location. Considering time, finances, Tulsi, and the idea that [...]

April 2009

a happy Jenny Sue!

By |2019-03-07T20:32:13-08:00April 2nd, 2009|book event, school visits + events|

A little fun-n-surprising news! My Travelin' Eye is on the CCBC Choices list -- the Cooperative Children's Book Center annual best-of-the-year list! Check out the many other great books on their list, including my friend Betsy Snyder's Haiku Baby. Also, Sherry Artemenko, a speech language pathologist at, wrote a really nice review of MTE. [...]

September 2008

picture book inspiration + folk art doodles.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:15-08:00September 29th, 2008|book event, inspiration|

Although it was the first year and a bit low on attendance, the book festival was fun and really inspiring. Thank you to the volunteers and staff who made it a really nice day! I got to meet several talented authors and artists including Dilys Evans, author of SHOW & TELL: EXPLORING THE FINE ART [...]

New Mexico Women Authors’ Book Festival

By |2019-03-07T20:32:15-08:00September 26th, 2008|book event, my travelin' eye|

Hey there! Sorry for the lack of creative posts lately--I've been consumed with some great new projects, as well as my next book. All is really awesome though! I love Fall. The aspens have formed lemon rivers streaming down the mountains, the oaks are pumpkin-burgandy, the cottonwoods are mustardY, and the junipers are filled with [...]