Monthly Archives: November 2011

Brothers at Bat: Behind the Scenes

Don’t waste another minute here. Head over to Steven Salerno’s blog this instant for an amazingly informative post about his artistic process and a chance to see some not-used covers for our forthcoming picture book, BROTHERS AT BAT: THE TRUE … Continue reading

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Mmmmmm. Picture Books.

It’s been a month for celebrating the picture book, with brilliant posts and essays cropping up all over the place. This one, by my agent, Erin Murphy, really got me thinking. Check it out. And if you haven’t been keeping … Continue reading

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Pure Imagination and Possibility: Interview with Ruth Barshaw

I don’t think it’s possible to describe Ruth Barshaw. Anyone? It would require a whole lot of adjectives, and I suspect some of them would appear to be opposites. She’s tremendously loyal and supportive and hilarious and crazy, in really … Continue reading

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Confidence, Fairy Tales and Ramona: Anna Staniszewski Interview

I met Anna Staniszewski at a retreat for clients of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency—we sat next to each other en route to dinner one night. When we chatted, our debut novels felt so, so far in the future. And … Continue reading

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Affection, Confidence and Humor: Melissa Conroy Interview

The title for today’s post comes from Melissa Conroy’s description of the family stories she listened to as a child. But look at the first two images here–you can see all three there, too, no? Affection. Confidence. Humor. Nicely played, … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

In the weeks ahead, it’s time to focus on supremely talented people named Melissa. (That was not an easy theme to decide upon, but I’m sticking with it.) On Monday, an interview with the delightful Melissa Conroy about her latest, … Continue reading

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