• Come join us at the Knik River Lodge in Palmer the weekend of May 5-7, 2017.  There will be rest, creativity, and great presentations.  Stay overnight or simply drive to join us every day.  You can find more info here.
  • Ann Dixon with her books: Blueberry Shoe, Alone Across the Arctic, Big-Enough Anna, The Sleeping Lady, When Posey Peeked at Christmas, Trick-or-Treat!, Winter Is.
  • Cover image of Jen Funk Weber's picture book, Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs
  • Cover image for Cindy Lou Aillaud's picture book, Recess at 20 Below.
  • Lynn Lovegreen with her books: Gold Nuggets, Golden Days, Quicksilver to Gold, Worth Her Weight in Gold, Fools Gold.
  • Cover image for Annie Boochever's novel, Bristol Bay Summer.
  • Debbie Miller with a bunch of her books.
  • Cover image for Tricia Brown's picture book with Jeff King: Zig: The Warrior Princess.
  • Cover images from books by Jim and Suzi Gregg Fowler: Patsy Ann of Alaska; Arctic Aesop's Fables; Benny's Flag; Dolphin Adventure
  • Cover image for Dan Walker's 2016 novel: Secondhand Summer.
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For many of us, carving out time to write or illustrate can be a challenge. We’ve got jobs, kids, partners, parents, and commitments. But sit down we must. For some of us, if we don’t

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Spring Retreat, May 5-7

Enjoy lots of time for writing or illustrating, along with opportunities to workshop, brainstorm, and network with other writers and illustrators. Your scenic cabin is the perfect place to write and illustrate to your heart's content, or attend workshops with published authors and a Skype presentation with Ada Zhang, Editorial Assistant at Sterling Publishing.  

Penguin, by Jena Benton 
Image credit: Jena Benton