Monday, June 6, 2016

WONDERFUL WEEKEND AT NJSCBWI CONFERENCE

Had a great time at the NJSCBWI Conference this past weekend. Connected with old friends and critique buddies from The Poets' Garage.
POETS' GARAGE CRITIQUE BUDDIES
Left....Laura Sassi, author of Goodnight Ark and GoodNight Manger.




Middle...Diana Murray, author of City Shapes, Ned the Knitting Pirate, and Griselda the Very Messy Witch.


                                            





Right.....Me, Gayle C. Krause, author of Rock Star Santa.





Two of the Four JAGR's


Me and Julie Hall Gonzalez, author of Could A Bear Sleep Here?


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