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APPLAUSE FOR EMILY LIM-LEH’S GOOD FORTUNE

APPLAUSE FOR EMILY LIM-LEH’S GOOD FORTUNE

“One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others”—Archibald Rutledge. And…I’M HAPPY for Emily Lim-Leh! Her as-yet unpublished picture book manuscript My Grandfather’s Rojak placed in the Top 3 for the Scholastic Picture Book Award 2019.

MARY HENDRIX PAINTS HER WAY TO THE MAGIC

MARY HENDRIX PAINTS HER WAY TO THE MAGIC

Mary Hendrix is a gifted artist, plus a good friend and critique partner. Mary’s insight from an illustrator’s point of view is invaluable for the writers in our group. Her artistic eyes see beyond the words and in between the spaces.
I asked Mary if she would tell us how she approaches a story to bring her imagination to the page. Mary said, “Sure!” Lucky us!

A STUNNING STORY OF NATURE’S BALANCING ACT BETWEEN SAMENESS & CHANGE

A STUNNING STORY OF NATURE’S BALANCING ACT BETWEEN SAMENESS & CHANGE

Enthralled by the cover art of Brendan Wenzel’s A Stone Sat Still, I tucked his book into my arms and slipped into a library chair to read. Little did I know how much his rhyming text and mixed-media artwork would touch my heart. His simple, yet creative crafting of words rhythmically creates magical moments on each page. His talented artistry captures the passage of time as nature unfolds differently through time.

GROWING UP UNDER A ROCK

GROWING UP UNDER A ROCK

I must have grown up under a rock in Detroit. Diversity didn’t mean much to me until college. In the 60s, I interned in a 2nd grade classroom in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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