Pebbles and the Importance of Illustrations

How would you explain the love of God? Or the grace of a savior? How would you describe life as a Christian to a believer vs. a non-believer? I typically revert to storytelling. Why? Because of illustrations. That’s what I set out to do with my new book, Pebbles: 31 days of faith enriching parables.…

Picture-Driven Stories: Learning to Think in Pictures

Learning to Think In Pictures

"A picture book illustrator needs to tell a story with pictures. A picture book author needs to show the same story with words." -Jean Matthew Hall  When I attended last year's Write2Ignite conference, I went to Jean Matthew Hall's discussion, What is a Picture Book. One of her main points was that a true picture book tells the…