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What writers write when they 1) aren't writing, 2) are avoiding writing or 3) need a word count to convince their spouses they are writing.

Origami n' Stuff 4 Kids

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

GoPro vs Bulldog--Keeping Busy Between Books


Taking my "studio assistant" Roxy for a walk, I thought it would be great to mount a GoPro to capture Kailua Beach from a bulldog's perspective...if anything, as inspiration for a new children's book character.

Butterfly Emerging



My obsession with butterflies goes beyond origami...I do raise monarch butterflies at my home in Hawaii, using crownflower as a food source for the larva and lantana to attract adults. I'll write more about what goes on during metamorphosis on my Origami Page.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

SCBWI-Hawaii Book Sale!

SCBWI-Hawaii at the Friends of the Library Book Sale
June 18-19, 2016
McKinley High School Cafeteria

Stop by and meet Christopher Caravalho, Sue Cowing, David Estes, Leslie Ann Hayashi, Christin Lozano, Alina Niemi, Sandi Takayama and Tammy Yee!

Talk story, learn more about writing and illustrating for children, stock up on your summer reading, or have books autographed for your favorite reader. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Friends of the Library. Spread the word!

Book signing schedule:

SATURDAY, JUNE 18
Sue Cowing, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Christin Lozano, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
David Estes, 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Alina Niemi, 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Leslie Hayashi and Tammy Yee, all day

SUNDAY, JUNE 19
Sandi Takayama, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Alina Niemi, 12 noon - 4 p.m.
Christopher Caravalho, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Leslie Hayashi and Tammy Yee, all day

For more information, visit https://hawaii.scbwi.org/events/friends-of-the-library-book-sale/



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