Oh, Joy! Oh, Rapture!
Early June, 2014
In all the years I have been consumed by writing and illustrating, I have never had an opportunity like this!
A FIVE WEEK ART RETREAT !
My daughter and son-in-law are trekking off to S.E. Asia.
Lucky them! Lucky me!
I will take on the awesome task of animal sitting 2 cats and 2 dogs in their town-house about an hour away from my Los Angeles home!
The timing is perfection personified... I will leave Hubby and household responsibilities for 5 glorious weeks ALONE (with tails and whiskers, of course) preparing for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Summer Conference! August 1st kicks off the conference weekend in Los Angeles where I will once again suck up massive knowledge and inspiration from masters in the field I love! But this time with a brand new picture book 'dummy' in tow. This is a serendipitous moment in time... the stars are in alignment. I must be destined to get my portfolio, website, and dummy ready for prime-time!