Category Archives: Idea Sparkers

Allowing Inspiration In

“Windows: portals or barriers? Windows and waiting go together. A window is a stage, waiting for what will happen next.” –Henkes I was at my annual inspiration treat last weekend– the Western Washington University Children’s Literature Conference  –where I heard Kevin … Continue reading

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Using Art to Create Story

One of the things I love about being a Mom is how you do things for your kid and then discover it’s really been for you all along. Like art class. My daughter was a little shy, so I agreed … Continue reading

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En Avant!

“En avant” means “Onward!”  Since this is my very first post EVER, I thought I’d start with something spiffy. Like a foreign language. Like a foreign language I actually understand, which is French. It’s my way of encouraging myself to … Continue reading

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