SCBWI Bulletin Cover

Posted on Oct 20, 2015 in Art | 5 Comments

I’ve been a member (consistently inconsistently) of SCBWI since college. When I joined, I felt that I belonged to a community of other picture book makers throughout the world. Moving back to Atlanta away from my college art community, The Bulletin was an invaluable resource for me. Through the years I met other members of the […]

How Do I Get Published?

Posted on Mar 8, 2015 in Advice, Craftsy | 3 Comments

This is a post I did a couple of years ago. I wanted to repost for those who are new to publishing and my blog: One of my facebook friends sent this message to me yesterday: Hey Shadra! Hope you are well. I wrote a book a few years ago and am interested in trying […]

Louise and Liz!

Posted on May 22, 2014 in Art, Books, Contest, Illustration | No Comments

Head on over to Elizabeth O. Dulemba’s blog to hear more about Louise and win a free copy of the book! For those of you who don’t know, Elizabeth O. Dulemba is an author and illustrator of picture books and most recently, a novel! She is Illustrator Coordinator for the Southern Breeze region (AL, GA, FL panhandle) of the SCBWI – the […]

SCBWI recap

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 in Art, Books, SVA, Teachers Rock!, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

I spent last weekend in New York with over a thousand authors and illustrators. The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators held its annual winter conference. Members span the globe and were fully present at this weekend’s events. I was in observer mode mostly and didn’t get into meeting and greeting many people, but I […]

Out with the old…

Happy New Year! I can hardly believe how deep we are into 2014 already. Twenty thirteen was a stressful and exhausting year for me, but I am since renewed with the onset of a new year filled with possibilities and reaping the fruits of last year’s labor.  Great things are on the horizon. I just […]

Decatur Arts Festival

Posted on May 26, 2010 in Art, exhibition, Illustration | No Comments

This weekend I will be participating in the Decatur Arts Festival Artwalk. The 3rd Annual Children’s Book Illustrator’s Show hosted by Little Shop of Stories and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Southern Breeze region during ArtWalk Opening Night for the Decatur Arts Festival. Friday, May 28, 2009, 5 to 9 PM at […]

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