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Survivors: on Thriving as a Long-Time, Actively Publishing Children’s Author

Survivors: on Thriving as a Long-Time, Actively Publishing Children’s Author

Cool! Two recent interviews with me have been posted. Both are by NY TIMES best-selling authors; Debbie Diesen (of the Pout-Pout Fish fame), and Cynthia Leitich Smith (of the Dark Universe Series: Tantalize, Blessed, Feral Nights, and more). Fun to do!

They’re here at Debbie’s blog: Jumping the Candlestick.

And here at Cyn’s blog: Cynsations.

 Enjoy!

Shutta

The MAZZA Museum Exhibit in Michigan, 2017

The MAZZA Museum Exhibit in Michigan, 2017

So excited! The MAZZA is coming to the Saline District Library, Saline, Michigan. The MAZZA Museum houses “the world’s first and most diverse collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators. Through these select pieces you will encounter the creative processes behind picture book art — cover work, color separations, editorial notes on preliminaries, character development sketches, preparatory storyboards, and much more.”

June 3rd through Aug. 26th. Make it a destination this summer!

I’m certainly going!
(And the library itself is a small gem.)

Shutta

Making it in the Middle: a new post at Literary Rambles

Making it in the Middle: a new post at Literary Rambles

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Excited that a new post of mine is now up at Literary Rambles! It’s all about my thoughts as a mid-lister, and what that means to an on-going career as a writer of children’s books. There’s also a book give-away included. So enter now, before January 21 st!

Check it out at: LITERARY RAMBLES.

Enjoy!

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               (Win a copy of William and the Witch’s Riddle at Literary Rambles . . . )

                                    (Also catch some recent interviews with me at: Deborah Kalb’s site and Michelle Bradford’s site.)