“Fiction: the Fine Art of Writing the Truth” by Dan Walker^M

-Posted on: September 23, 2017


We’ve all been told at some time or another that fiction is not true but should be believable. In other words, good fiction is something made up that feels like it isn’t. When we read a great book like Winnie …



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Postcards! by Jena Benton Lasley^M

-Posted on: August 3, 2017


If you are an illustrator, you NEED a postcard.  Especially if you are going to share your Portfolio at our local conference in September.

 

If you are a published writer, you NEED a postcard or some other promotional tool …



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SCBWI LA Conference (by Jena Benton Lasley)^M

-Posted on: July 14, 2017


I promised I would update the blog after I went to the conference and could share more info.  And I'm holding up that promise!  I updated my personal blog and I share it here with some of the insights I …



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Conference Season (by Jena Benton Lasley)^M

-Posted on: June 28, 2017


I'm done.  I finished my Portfolio for the upcoming Conference in LA.  I've been working on nothing else but this Portfolio for weeks now.  I'm exhausted.  I want to just lay on the floor and bask in the joy of …



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Retreat Bliss (by Jena Benton Lasley)^M

-Posted on: May 28, 2017


A few members attended the first ever retreat at the beautiful Knik River Lodge in Palmer the first weekend in May.  There was time to get to know one another, time to create and/or write, time to be secluded (if …



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Alaska Author Flash Interview: Jen Funk Weber^M

-Posted on: October 24, 2015


To celebrate Alaska Book Week 2015, we held flash interviews with our kidlit authors. Check out their answers to five quick, brilliant, and insightful (ahem) questions.

Jen Funk WeberName: Jen Funk Weber

Location: GlacierView

Home on the Web:
www.JenFunkWeber.com
www.FunkAndWeber.com

You’re making



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Alaska Author Flash Interview: Barbara Lavallee^M

-Posted on: October 24, 2015


To celebrate Alaska Book Week 2015, we held flash interviews with our kidlit authors. Check out their answers to five quick, brilliant, and insightful (ahem) questions.

Barbara LavalleeName: Barbara Lavallee

Location: Anchorage

Home on the Web: http://www.barbaralavallee.com/

You’re making a float



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Alaska Author Flash Interview: Annie Boochever^M

-Posted on: October 24, 2015


To celebrate Alaska Book Week 2015, we held flash interviews with our kidlit authors. Check out their answers to five quick, brilliant, and insightful (ahem) questions.

Annie Boochever

Meet Annie Boochever

Name: Annie Boochever

Location: Juneau

Home on the Web: www.annieboochever.com/

You’re



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Alaska Author Flash Interview: Ann Dixon^M

-Posted on: October 24, 2015


To celebrate Alaska Book Week 2015, we held flash interviews with our kidlit authors. Check out their answers to five quick, brilliant, and insightful (ahem) questions.

Ann Dixon

Meet Ann Dixon

Name: Ann Dixon

Location: Homer

Home on the Web:
http://anndixon.net/
www.kidlitnorth.blogspot.com



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Alaska Author Flash Interview: AdriAnne Strickland^M

-Posted on: October 24, 2015


To celebrate Alaska Book Week 2015, we held flash interviews with our kidlit authors. Check out their answers to five quick, brilliant, and insightful (ahem) questions.

AdriAnne Strickland

Meet AdriAnne Strickland

Name: AdriAnne Strickland

Location: Splitting my time between Palmer and Homer!…



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