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Kindling Words Inspiration

I spent this past weekend at Kindling Words, a retreat for children’s writers, illlustrators, and editors.  It was four blissful days of workshops, group meals, and talking with other people who discuss fictional characters with the same passion as if they were real family members or friends.  And writing.  Lots of writing.  I didn’t take […]

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Kindling Words

This weekend, I attended Kindling Words, a retreat for published authors, illustrators, and editors of children’s books.  KW is a little difficult to describe because the whole is so much more than the sum of its parts.  There were workshops and readings and informal discussion.  There was also painting, yoga, South African drumming, a January […]

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Thankful Thursday

It’s not quite Thursday, but I’m feeling thankful for: …SNOW!!  We didn’t get as much as expected (I think jbknowles stole it all when the storm swung to the south), but it’s still beautiful, and the skiing will be great this weekend.…the delete button on my keyboard.  I just finished a rewrite of a chapter […]

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Kindling Words

What do you get when you take 75 people who care passionately about writing, illustrating, and editing children’s books, put them together for four days, feed them a lot, and build a blazing fire on a cold January night? Magic. I’m home from Kindling  Words, full of inspiration, ideas, new friendships, and rich desserts.  Homemade […]

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