James Burks Illustrated
November 21, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #204 Celebrating Picture Book Month: Tips for Illustrators Click to tweet about this week’s episode Announcements Thanksgiving next week! I’m grateful for those of you who have donated to the podcast. Getting excited and prepped for the next session of Crank It Up with Katie. There will be an early…

June 12, 2013

Episode 138 Click to tweet if you like this show!  To ask a question or give feedback – positive or constructive criticism, click here and leave a voice mail!  If you liked the show and would like to review it in iTunes, click here – and thank you! Powtoon Webinar [leadplayer_vid id=”51B791408A2D1″]   In this…

May 4, 2012

And best part? My friend Joyce Wan’s book, You Are My Cupcake is in this! Keep an eye out for this cover: Check out my new job title here!

November 19, 2011

One of the things I struggle when writing longer fiction is pacing. In my picture books this isn’t a problem for me. The page turn supports the drama – I often say that the mere physical act of turning a page is like a punchline. Watching this video made me think of pacing. It’s long…

Jerry Davis
April 19, 2011

I’m unreasonably excited about today’s podcast because my collaborator on Little Chicken’s Big Day, also known as my husband, Jerry Davis, is my guest! Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Or click to download   In this episode you will hear us talk about the genesis of the book Iron Giant,…

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