Category Archives: Conference

Houston SCBWI Conference

The conference hath come and gone. But its effects linger like a happy hum bouncing around between my head and my heart. I’m not the only one who thought it was great. Here’s what some people have been saying about … Continue reading

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Raindrops on Roses and Roses from Writers

See my cute little roses?! See my awesomely gift wrapped . . . um . . . gifts? Ain’t they adorable?! Well, I think they are. But you’re probably wondering what they have to do with being a writer. Here’s … Continue reading

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Today’s Friday Saturday Favorite: first manuscript = first love

I realized it yesterday as I was chasing dust bunnies around the house (with a vacuum–thank you very much). I got to thinking about my first manuscript, and how it’s gathering its own kind of dust, languishing there between my … Continue reading

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Incredible stuff in L.A. – part two . . .

I got to meet Jon Scieszka—sounds like Fresca. And thank you very much to the SCBWI blogger who shared that little hint on how to pronounce his last name! I took very few notes during Jon’s keynote talk. Not that … Continue reading

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Some incredible keynote speakers in Los Angeles . . .

Okay . . . so I’ve been home for a few days now. You’d think I might have eased up on the rhapsodic feeling that came from rubbing such awesomely famous and talented elbows! But no, I’m still up there … Continue reading

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