Craft and Business of Writing Children’s Picture Books

Craft and Business of Writing Children’s Picture Books

The Children’s Book Academy is offering a spectacular course for children’s writers.

And today’s the last day for Early Bird registration!


Author’s Day at Lumberjack Fiesta

We had a great time at the 66th Annual Lumberjack Fiesta in McCloud, CA.



Publishing Birdies and Beasts

Replay the Fun
The Forester Artist and I joined Mark Mitchell of
Make Your Splashes, Make Your Marks
You’re Invited to replay the Free  Q&A

RECORDED June 20, 2013
Publishing Birdies and Beasts


“UGLY Birds” to Appear at Annual Return of the Buzzards!

Exciting news, especially for those of you in Hinckley, OH. My new picture book, No Place for UGLY Birds, will be available at EarthWords Nature Shop  in time for the Annual Return of the Buzzards!

No Place for UGLY Birds

No Place for UGLY Birds

Not in my backyard
Scotty lives in a quiet little valley where not much exciting goes on. That is, until the day his neighbors decide the turkey vultures are too ugly.
No Place for Ugly Birds – An amusing story with unintended consequences.
Story – 763 words
Turkey Vulture Critter Chit-Chatter™ – 278 words

written and illustrated by Mary A Livingston
32 pages, 763 words

Red Tail Publishing
Hard Cover ISBN13: 978-0-9847756-7-5
Soft Cover ISBN13:  978-0-9847756-8-2