I am so grateful of the supportive picture book writing community that I've become a part of through Susanna Hill's Perfect Picture Book Friday and Julie Hedlund's 12x12. I'm normally more of a "lurker" as I'm a bit reserved, and am so surprised how comfortable I've been posting both to my own blog and to others' blogs in the past week. So, thank you to everyone who has been so kind.
I also want to thank fellow kidlit authors Diane of Writer and Dreamer at work, Beth of By Word of Beth, and Darshana of Flowering Minds for awarding me the Liebster award.
Here's more about the award and how it works:
“Liebster is a German word, meaning dearest or beloved, but it can also mean favorite. The idea behind the Liebster Blog Award is that it is given to bloggers who have less than 200 followers in order to create new connections and bring attention to these wonderful blogs!”
The rules of the Liebster are to thank the person who gave me the award and link back to that person’s blog, to tell you five random things about myself, and to pass the award on to five other worthy bloggers who have fewer than 200 followers.
So, onto the five random things about me: