If you dream of being a picture book author but don’t know where to start – or where to go next – let's talk! We’ll have an open conversation focused on anything you’d like to know about writing and publishing picture books.
Over the years, I've set up my illustration studio in spaces of all sizes and have learned a few basic rules along the way. The last thing you need is to stifle your creative output with an inefficient space. Let's talk about how to create a working environment that works best for you.
No matter where you are on the path to publication, you probably have questions - but getting honest answers is a challenge. I'll share strategies that worked for me, tips and techniques from my picture book writing toolbox, and a boatload of encouragement and inspiration.
Let's draw! Award winning author and Illustrator Ryan Estrada has drawn Garfield, Popeye, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and now he's going to draw with you! Grab some paper and pens! We'll play some illustration games and have a lot of fun!
Can you write your name in Korean? Hangul may look hard, but it's actually easier than the ABCs! With just a few minutes and fun games, I can help you master it! Perfect for K-Pop fans, kid codebreakers, world travelers, or just anyone who wants to learn a neat new skill that will impress people for the rest of your life!
Do you ever wish you were better at talking in front of people? Whether you're about to give a speech in front of a big audience, read a book in front of a class, introduce yourself in a job interview, or just say hello to some new friends, stage fright can make life much harder! Luckily, I have the cure!
Learn how to blend fact and fiction with a dose of humor with best-selling picture book author Stef Wade. Just as in her books A PLACE FOR PLUTO and THE VERY LAST LEAF, you will learn how to write a fiction book with non-fiction elements through a variety of brainstorming and writing exercises.