Read, Write, Dream, Draw – The book I illustrated has been published!

I missed a pretty awesome opportunity a little while ago. A series of workshops for children’s book authors and illustrators was being offered. If you had an interest in creating children’s books and could commit to all the days of the workshops, the opportunity was available and it was funded through a grant, making it … Continue reading Read, Write, Dream, Draw – The book I illustrated has been published!

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RDTD: A Grajek childhood favorite

"One with a light. One with a stick. One with a rope." The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree is book that my parents read to my brother when he is was really young. Before he could read he had memorized the story enough that he could "read" it to them. When I was … Continue reading RDTD: A Grajek childhood favorite

An Ocean in a Cup / Local Lit

I was so excited when I heard about An Ocean In A Cup. There is an unreasonably small selection of literature being published from Guam. It is not for lack of talent. I know some amazing writers and poets. The opportunities for them to shine just haven't been flowing abundantly. But it seems like that … Continue reading An Ocean in a Cup / Local Lit

Pern: The Dragon Riders & The Harper’s Hall

The first time I laid eyes on a portal to Pern was on my parent's bookshelf. The thick book was old and worn. It actually looked like a well loved bible. I almost passed it over, but decided to take peek. I asked my dad if I could borrow it, once I realized it's winged … Continue reading Pern: The Dragon Riders & The Harper’s Hall

The Beautiful and the Damned

Has anyone read Fitzgerald's, The Beautiful and the Damned? It was really hard to get through, but I felt that it was worth the struggle. You know, it's nice being able to say I've read some thing of his, besides The Great Gatsby. I think, in some ways, this book showed a less glamorous side … Continue reading The Beautiful and the Damned