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Norwescon Schedule

Norwescon is my One Big Scheduled convention this year, so if you are in the Seattle area on Easter Weekend, come check out the amazing line-up of programming. April 13-16th SeaTac Doubletree My schedule (with, you will see, the SugarBean. This is her first appearance at NWC, although she has already paneled at ECCC.) Thursday…
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March 1, 2017 0

Cover Reveal: Someday, Narwhal

So, say you loved STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS. Especially the parade of unusual friends and pets coming together to make a clubhouse where everyone is welcome. Say you noticed the narwhal in the fishbowl rolling along in her little red wagon. And say that little narwhal got a book of her very own. Coming this fall…
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February 2, 2017 0

Cover Reveal : Sister Day!

So excited to get to finally show you the next piece of artwork in my picture book journey: Sonia Sánchez’s cover art for SISTER DAY! This one is gonna be GLOSSY and EMBOSSED (whoo!) and I promise the interior art is just as darling as the cover. Dedicated to my in-laws, who brought a whole…
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October 28, 2016 0

Low-Fives from the Tiny Elephant

First bit of good news… STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS is a finalist for the Washington State Book Award! I am pleased as punch to keep company and rub elbows from other writers from my home state. We moved here almost thirteen years ago. Both kids were born here, our business is here, and all of my…
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September 15, 2016 0

Getting My Art On

Spent a lot of this summer playing with artsy things. Right about the time I fired up an Instagram account, I started producing new content that harkens back to my artsy-fartsy days as a broke college student making gifts for the family at Christmas and birthdays. Back then, it turned into something of a cheerful…
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August 28, 2016 0

The Story Without Words

Once upon a time, there was a picture book author who dreamed of a mermaid and sideshow folk and the families that we choose for ourselves. And that picture book author tried time and again to put words to this story, but they all felt too heavy. So she wrote out the story without words.…
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July 7, 2016 0