A beautiful fiction picture book arrived in the mail this week! I am grateful to receive a copy of ALL GOD’S CRITTERS SING ALLELU. Written by pjlyons; illustrated by Carol Herring, Beaming Books, 2022. This rhyming picture book uses all the English phonemes. I am grateful for the many critters Our Lord created. A phonemeContinue reading “ALL GOD’S CRITTERS SING ALLELU”

Storystorm 2021

Every January Tara Lazar, author, hosts Storystorm. Participants read inspiring posts from published authors and illustrators. Each post is filled with creativity, innovation, and imagination for picture book writers and illustrators. Today is day fifteen and my journal is quickly filling up with thoughts and ideas for possible stories. Registration is now closed to beContinue reading “Storystorm 2021”

Book Giveaway: Free for You and Me: What Our First Amendment Means

Originally posted on Writing and Illustrating:
Christy Mihaly Boxer has written a new picture book titled, FREE FOR YOU AND ME: What Our First Amendment Means, Illustrated by Manu Montoya and published by Albert Whitman. Christy has agreed to share a copy with one lucky winner. All you have to do to get in the…