Thursday, April 30, 2015


I had a blast at the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' New England conference this past weekend. I got to lead a workshop called "Spark New Ideas with Drawing Games." Participants created collaborative, improvisational characters and stories, while I stood over them cracking the whip!

At the end, some brave illustrators stood up and read their stories. That's Greg Matusic reading on the right, and me on the left. Thanks to Teri Weidner for the photo.

And I gave everyone this handout:

Thursday, April 2, 2015