Two weeks ago, I turned forty.
Since I have dedicated this year to my children’s book writing, it seemed only fitting that I spent the day on a tour of the studios of local children’s book authors and illustrators. 861 more words
October is the month of magic, spells and make-believe and Jane Yolen’s Child of Faerie, Child of Earth is ready for all of it. Like the master writer she is, Yolen, spins a lovely poetic tale of a “child of faerie folk, a child of sky and air,” and a “child of humankind, of earth and toil and care.” Both meet by chance on the day of the year when the veil between real and ethereal has always been thinnest, Hallow’s Eve. 142 more words