Category: 2016

Award Nomination

One of my Works-In-Progress was nominated for the Joan Lowery Nixon Award at the 2016 Houston SCBWI conference. The winner will be selected by author Joy Preble (It Wasn’t Always Like This) and will get a year’s mentorship from Joy. Fingers and toes crossed! SCBWI stands for Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. The Houston regional conference, on October…

Join me at the Houston Bay Area RWA meeting on Tuesday, February 16

JULIE GLOVER and CHRISTINA DELAY — How to Craft a Compelling Novel with Brainstorming I’m really, really looking forward to what these two smart ladies have to say. The topic is one I don’t usually use — brainstorming. They’re going to show us how to use the group collective mind to unleash ideas and push us toward fresh choices in…