Category Archives: Read Local Challenge

Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2018/2019 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! The Read Local Challenge features traditionally-published authors and illustrators from Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington … Continue reading

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Read Local this Saturday at the Laurel Books-A-Million!

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 12:00 – 3:00pm Books-A-Million, 351 Montrose Ave, Laurel, MD 20707 Join me and other members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators this Saturday for a literary celebration! Purchase signed books and play games like … Continue reading

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FREE School Day Webinar with Picture Book Authors from the SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region

Check out this free webinar hosted by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! This webinar is open to everyone as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by … Continue reading

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Kittens, Delays, and Upcoming Excitement

This winter has been full of cuteness, because we got two new adorable feline family members for Christmas: The black and white one is Gruntle, named by my son because she is almost always content and never disgruntled – get … Continue reading

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FREE Webinars for Readers and Writers from the SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region

Check out these upcoming webinars hosted by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. These webinars are FREE and open to everyone, as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by … Continue reading

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FREE Webinars for Readers and Writers from the SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region

I am excited to be serving as moderator for these two FREE webinars on January 4, 2018. The MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators is hosting these webinars, which are open to everyone, as part of … Continue reading

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