Looking for a fun project that will also have an impact on young girls? I am a published fantasy novelist and poet searching for an artist with a whimsical and wry style to illustrate a picture book for 3rd-5th graders. I have received a grant from Indiana Arts Commission to self-publish my poem, “Rapunzel the …
So you’re probably wondering, how did speed-dating with my characters go? Fascinating, weird, fun, and very very informative.
I am allowed to love both Hamilton and 1776, the musicals? Why certain-LEE.
The Christy Awards will be announced at 4pm EDT Monday on the Christy website. And Waking Beauty is a finalist!
What are some of your favorite easily confused words?
Last night my friend KK and I attended First Friday at Nickel Plate Arts. The evening was also the opening reception for a new exhibit: Creating Indiana Together, which focuses on collaboration in our creative community. I’m pleased to say one of the collaborative works on display involved me and two of my favorite creative ladies: Alys Caviness-Gober …
Like Narnia, the adult who reads these fairy tales will find more depth in them, because she has more life experience. Take the retelling of The Gingerbread Man. In Verner’s version, he’s the “Runaway Man,” a backsliding Christian. The sing-song retelling has some of the resonance and tenderness of the parable of the Prodigal Son.
My friend Jenny Kalahar releases her new YA fantasy, about a kid with a crummy magical power.