whisperThanks for stopping by. Let’s stay in touch.  It’s easy to get occasional updates by  joining me on Facebook, signing up for my blog, and or my secure mailing list- all easy to like or join,  just to the right here.

You can also reach me through my agent, Kendra Marcus, at BookStop Literary –

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BookStop Literary  Agency-

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
A professional organization dedicated to people who write, illustrate, or share an interest in children’s literature.

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Northern California
A featured article about my work.

Star Bright Books
Publisher of Smelling Sunshine, a book I wrote and illustrated; release date fall 2013.

Seven Impossible Things To Do Before Breakfast
A fun and always informative blog about illustration, picture books, and illustrated novels.

Indie Bound
Support your local bookstore, and find the nearest one at Indie Bound.

My illustrator/writer’s group and other artists:

Eve Aldridge

Liz Cunningham

Kieren Dutcher

Susan Gal

Karen Stanton

Catherine Hnatov    designer extraordinaire of this website.

Kris Aro Mcleod

Sarah Wilson

Kathy Wills

Michael Cutlip

Audubon Canyon Ranch
A nature preserve and education center with various locations throughout northern California where I volunteer and replenish my soul.

Thanks to Bruce Gowdy for the portrait photograph, and Lewis Patzner for the sheet music used on the home page laundry line.