MR. PARTICULAR Trailer Premiere! Another PiBoIdMo Success Story

Every year the NJ-SCBWI conference holds a Juried Art Show for illustrators. Back in 2013, the theme was “Down the Rabbit Hole”. I strolled the exhibit and stopped in my tracks at this image: 523 more words


UP! -- Nerdy Chicks DO Rule! :D

Seriously—when you visit Disney World, is a 1-week vacation enough to fit in all the amazing attractions? No way! When your time is limited you need to plan—picking and choosing what to see, when and how often (yes, I have a few for which, like Lays Potato Chips–once is not enough). 579 more words

LIFE "Stuff"

NJ-SCBWI: The Sequel

This weekend was my second year attending the NJ-SCBWI conference. Now, Robin Newman has all the pictures from the event; check them out here. (Scroll down and you might see me in full detective gear to help Robin celebrate her book, “The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake,” which is a fun and funny read, and includes a carrot cake recipe.) Tara Lazar (who wrote… 415 more words

NJ-SCBWI Annual Conference Recap: Nuggets of Writing Wisdom

This morning I thought I was still at the NJ-SCBWI Summer Conference because I stumbled downstairs expecting to find fresh-baked coffee cake and a fruit platter. 1,777 more words

Picture Books

UP!--NJSCBWI 2015 Conference Personal Schedule Template for Download!

It’s quite a few years now that I’ve been fortunate enough to attend the June New Jersey SCBWI Conference. For those of you unfamiliar, the… 709 more words

LIFE "Stuff"