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Waiting for spring: FISH

It’s one month away from the spring launch of This is the Boat that Ben Built and I started thinking about what the animals in the book might be up to while I was wintering and preparing. I’ve got my warm coat, mitts, and hat… What are they up to as they await spring? What… Read more »

My author copies are here!

Oh happy day! My author copies arrived and I lined up all the animals to celebrate with me! Even Avocado got in on the action… We can’t wait to share the story with you! Coming March 15, 2022! (Psst! You can preorder here!)

A giveaway!

Calling all picture book writers! My debut picture book group, PB22Peekaboo, is giving away slush pile passes and critiques (including one from yours truly) in its 3 2 1 Happy New PB contest! Writers will have three days to enter between 8AM EST on January 21st and 8PM EST on January 23rd. More details here:… Read more »

Great news, and more time to write on the horizon!

I’m pleased to share that I am a recipient of a 2021 City of Ottawa Creation and Production Fund for Professional Artists grant! I’ll be using it to draft a middle grade novel in the Fall. In the meantime I’m working my way through this stack of books, reading and brainstorming. Thanks, City of Ottawa!… Read more »

Waiting, waiting…

It seems to go like this, in publishing: everything needs to happen quickly, and then… you wait. I’ve been told this is completely normal, but it still feels so strange to have all this excitement that can’t go anywhere. So, it was great this week to have made two exciting, big steps somewhere. Firstly, I’m… Read more »

March Dystropian Madness!

I’m thrilled to be a part of Ingrid’s “March Dystropian Madness” series – do stop by her blog regularly this month and check it out!