I’ll be leading a workshop at the Write2Ignite! conference this year.

My topic: Picture Books!

Join me if you can! Early bird registration ends on February 29.

Date: April 1, 2016—April 2, 2016
Event: Write2Ignite! Writing Conference 2016
Venue: North Greenville University
Location: 7801 N Tigerville Road
Tigerville, SC 29688
United States
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

Writing Wednesday: Interview with Nancy Sanders

NancyISandersI had the pleasure of interviewing author Nancy Sanders for SmartTutor.com. Nancy is a bestselling and award-winning children’s author and the creator of the WriteShop curricula for elementary students. The interview is in three parts, and you can find them here:   


Interview with Nancy Sanders – Part 1

Interview with Nancy Sanders – Part 2

Interview with Nancy Sanders – Part 3


If you’re in the Greenville area this weekend, join me at the Voices for a Cause Kick-off Benefit Concert! I’ll be painting throughout the evening to live music and open mic events! Check out the Facebook Page for this wonderful organization!

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Date: December 13, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Event: Voices for a Cause Kick-off Benefit Concert
Sponsor: Voices for a Cause
Venue: The Comedy Zone
Location: 221 N. Main Street
Greenville, SC (864) 603-1583
Public: Public

Look What Arrived Today!

Clubhouse Jr November

I stopped by our post office tonight and found this in my mailbox! It’s the November 2015 issue of Clubhouse Jr. magazine. And on page 10… my nature article, Not Scared of the Dark, featuring animals that don’t have eyes. They are pretty amazing!

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Art Slam Live!

Greenville, SC, USA

Tomorrow, I’ll be in a timed painting contest at our local mall called Art Slam Live! So excited — but nervous too. The painting surfaces are HUGE, and I typically go for 11 x 14 or smaller. 🙂   The event will also feature acclaimed performance artist, Jared Emerson. If you’re in the area, come […]

Boxer Puppy Painting

This coming weekend is the Boxers, Brews, and , Blues fundraiser for Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue. I won’t be able to attend, but I have a painting that will be part of the silent auction. This is a 10″ x 20″ acrylic on canvas. If you’re in the area, join in the fun! You can find […]