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Dreamwalks July 2021

Creative Courage

Welcome Dreamwalkers to our newest Creative Conversation. I invited author, artist, and inspirational blogger Molly Blaisdell here to talk about a subject I’ve been struggling with this past year. So let’s dive in. Janet: Hey, Molly, it’s so good of you to stop by Dreamwalks. I’ve been wanting to talk with you about Creative Courage…. Read more

Don’t Be Afraid of Canyons

Dreamwalkers, here’s the second half of my conversation with artist and writer, Margaret Kellermann about doing art through this edgy time. We looked at painting last time. Now we make a leap to audio art as we discuss Margaret’s newest venture! Whether you’re moving forward, wandering around a creative crossroads, or standing on the edge… Read more

Creating on the Edge

"Expectation" painting by Margaret Kellermann

This is an important time to witness where creativity goes when doors are closed.

Measuring Up

Dreamwalkers, welcome Lily LaMotte, author of MEASURING UP! Illustrated by Ann Xu. Lily’s outstanding graphic novel for children hits the stands October 27th. I was lucky to snag her on launch week for a creative conversation! photo by Lucien LaMotte 10/27/ 2020 HarperAlley/HarperCollins ABOUT THE BOOK “A beautiful story about food, family, and finding your… Read more

Getting Unstuck

October has come, and with it, the northwest rains. We had this conversation below before Anne’s summer fire. Air quality in Anne’s area still ranges from “good” to “dangerous.” As of now, she’s getting red flag warnings for extreme wildfire danger, and more smoke expected in the atmosphere. Anne says she will never ever take… Read more

A Whale of the Wild

Dear Dreamwalkers, remember last year’s amazing chat with Rosanne Parry? We talked about embodying character and showcased her new releases, Last of the Name, and A Wolf Called Wander. Well, over this past year, A Wolf Called Wander became a NYT bestseller. Bravo! Today, Rosanne’s swinging by to dreamwalk with us again as her newest… Read more

The Starkeeper

Dreamwalkers, today we look to a fallen star and seek light in the darkness with the help of author/illustrator Faith Pray Faith’s a friend and fellow Dreamwalker. She’s stopping by to share the story behind her beautiful new picture book, The Starkeeper. This heart-changing story of hope is deeply healing. Please share it with your… Read more

The Rainbow

It’s time for our second promised post with artist, Lisa Sheets. Our conversation explores three new Covid-19 themed collages, plus a new surprise. This is more than an art show. It’s an art show and tell. Let’s dive in, Dreamwalkers. Welcome back, Lisa. Let’s start with The Rainbow. “The Rainbow” mixed media collage by Lisa… Read more

Bravo for DEAR BEAST

Dear Dreamwalkers. You’re in for a treat! I have such talented friends and colleagues at Erin Murphy Literary Agency. So I was lucky enough to snag both the author and the illustrator of a fabulous new chapter book for a fun interview. Drumroll please! Introducing Dear Beast by Dori Hillestad Butler Illustrated by Kevan Atteberry… Read more

Courageous Persistence

Dear Dreamwalkers, my good friend and fellow author Laurie Ann Thompson joins us today for a new Creative Conversation. Laurie’s beautiful award-winning children’s books offer future change-makers hope and inspiration, providing paths to a better world. Laurie was kind enough to introduce me to the amazing Ammi-Joan Paquette her agent, and now mine. Thanks, Laurie!… Read more