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A couple of exciting writing / book events!


It’s hard to believe that our annual Northern California SCBWI Spring Spirit conference is just a couple weeks away (April 2nd)! I’m really excited. (For those of you who might be new to my blog, SCBWI stands for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and I volunteer as the Assistant Regional Advisor for the organization […]  Continue reading Read more…

A few pictures from the writing conference


I just got back from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Los Angeles. It was an incredibly inspiring and fun week. As an Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to volunteer alongside many talented writers and illustrators. Here’s a picture of me with some of my writing […]  Continue reading Read more…

When Women are Brave


We sat there, laughing and nodding as we shared stories and experiences around the long restaurant table. We started out with generalities and small talk, but quickly, our voices turned to the meaningful and significant. And before dinner was even served, we were leaning in close and talking about challenges we’ve faced as writers and […]  Continue reading Read more…