Friend Friday

I am so honored to call Dana Sullivan a friend. His irrepressible humor and good-naturedness not only make him a great guy to be around, they make him a great writer and illustrator. He shares his talents with our Western Washington SCBWI, chairing the twice-yearly Inside Story event, teaches illustration classes and, of course, creates… Read more »

Friend Friday

Long, long ago, I met Dian Curtis Regan when I was invited to join a group of women for a marathon critique fest prior to a Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators summer conference. We named ourselves The Write Sisters and met annually for years, until life got in the way; but no geographical… Read more »

Friend Friday

Mark Twain wrote¬†in his biography that “Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.” But writing funny can be a challenge as today’s Friday friend, Lisa Papademetriou, shares in her essay below. It’s an honor to host Lisa today in celebration of her new book, Apartment 1986, HarperCollins, just out on Tuesday! Make Funny The first time I… Read more »