Yesterday I attended Katie Davis' Picture Book Summit and was it amazing! First I want to encourage anyone interested in becoming an author of children's books to check out Katie's amazing podcast Brain Burps about Books and then go directly to iTunes and give her a 5 star review! This woman has done more to teach … Continue reading The 2015 Picture Book Summit
This is the cover to my book Dreams Do Come True... It's one of the first book projects I started. I have been thinking about it a lot lately as I think about creating a new podcast about journaling and art. I love to journal and it seems like everyone I talk to lately is … Continue reading Dreams Do Come True
I just signed up on Instagram because some podcast interview I listened to said its the place for artists. Found this amazing artist: Irina Trzaskos If you have t checked out instagram give it a try. I dont understand it as usual- more confusing hash tag stuff but all I can say is Wow!! What's … Continue reading Instagram where have you been all my life?
1. Podcasts are inspirational. Listening to stories about other people's journeys will give you confidence to complete your own goals. As you hear about their challenges, obstacles and downright failures and how they overcame them you will gain faith in your ability to conquer your own fears, climb your own mountains, and reach for your … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should be listening to podcasts.
For two or more years I have been working on my book the Green Queen. Last year I started a book proposal with help from my mentor. She said go to the bookstores and see where you book would sit on the shelves. What a fun assignment to go around to different bookstores and picture … Continue reading The Green Queen proposal
Well, today, all I have is a suggestion that you subscribe to Publisher’s Weekly’s Children’s Bookshelf email. The best way to stay updated on what’s going on in children’s book industry is by reading what Publisher’s Weekly has to say. This has to be one of the most valuable resources and informative newsletters that is … Continue reading Publisher’s Weekly’s Children’s Bookshelf
So, today I created a 30 day challenge for myself to write at least 10 blog posts for the month of August. That's one every 3 days. I will aim to publish them on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. I find I have to have goals with an established deadline in order to accomplish more tasks … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge
During the summer this is my favorite place to paint. http://www.jackiebeyer.com
Welcome to my new wordpress blog. I will include a link to my http://www.jackiebeyer.com page here where you can see my projects and full website! And the adventure continues!