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The Power of Illustration

I’m working on a little stand-alone ‘chapbook’ of my short story, In an Absent Dream. It will be illustrated with black & white drawings by the artist Duy Trinh, who is capturing the setting and feel of the story with great skill.   110 more words

Short Fiction

Gangster: Die Bosse von Chicago

Gangster – Die Bosse von Chicago (Gangster – The Chicago Bosses) by German Author and Illustrator Robert Nippoldt introduces several  mobsters of the Prohibition Era such like Dion O’Banion, Hymie Weiss, Jake Guzik, George Moran, Al Capone, Big Jim Colosimo, John Torrio, Joseph Aiello, Spike O’Donnell and many more. 171 more words


Anatomy of a Song, by Marc Myers (2016)

Music historian Marc Myers has compiled an oral history that examines the back stories of, as the subtitle tells us, “45 Iconic Hits that Changed Rock, R&B, and Pop.” Spanning approximately 40 years of late 20th century music, the collection is bookended with two songs by men in search of love. 378 more words



I am working on a new book right now all about my favourite subject – cats! I need to mug up on the different cat breeds so I’ve been doing a little sketching. 23 more words


Munich Stories 2016 Printed and For Sale

Our Munich Artists 2016 book is printed.  We used a printer in Bavaria to support the local economy so the books look beautiful but are a tad more expensive than if we printed them in far away lands. 221 more words

Munich Artists

The Journey by Francesca Sanna Review

I was so pleased to see that The Journey, by Francesca Sanna, made the Publisher’s Weekly list of Best Children’s Books of 2016.  It’s a gorgeous, deeply moving book.  383 more words

Conversations with Maurice Sendak, edited by Peter C. Kunze (2016)

How does one capture the man who gave us Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, and the joyful illustrations for… 454 more words