Monthly Archives: October 2015

Selling a Christmas-Hanukkah Book in February

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to chat with author David Michael Slater and illustrator Andy Catling. They were in the process of publicizing an idea for a children’s book intended for families that celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah or Chrismukkah (to be titled Hanukkah Howie vs. Santa Claus). That was February – which…

Upcycled Art: An Interview with Elza Zijlstra

In the category of fresh, interesting illustrators, I interviewed earlier this year artist Elza Zijlstra who creates art out of discarded objects found along the beach and eclectic images from vintage magazines. Her logo: TrashWorks. Elza’s artwork is a blend of life, art and storytelling and reminds us that art is in the ordinary things all…

Panda Satire, Fine Art and Wordless Books

I have been remiss at posting on some of the things I have been working on this year. I continue to work on the literary e-zine known as Inkspokes, where we publish items on all things dealing with indie publishing and art. In the category of fresh perspectives and pandas, let me introduce to you Anne…