Mentor Monday: Andy from Austin Sherrod

I’ve found ANOTHER friendly and helpful person from Austin:  Andy Sherrod.  He’s shared his insights on being a mentor and a mentee and offers his take on editorial feedback.  Andy is also a go-to guy on the issue of boys’ aliteracy. Even more information about Andy as a writer, writing coach, and public speaker can be found on his website:… Read more »

Mentorship Monday: Mentor Jessica Lee Anderson from Austin, TX

This Monday, we take a peek at the other side of the mentor partnership with Jessica Lee Anderson. She’s an accomplished author who  is part of the Avante-Garde  Mentoring Program ( organized by SCBWI-TX, Austin.  This program connects talented mentors with aspiring children’s book writers. Anyone would be lucky to work with Jessica Lee Anderson. Check her out at: 1. Please share a… Read more »


“We can help a person to be himself by our own willingness to steep ourselves temporarily in his world, in his private feelings and experiences. By our affirmation of the person as he is, we give him support and strength to take the next step in his own growth.”                                                     — Clark MoustakasFour years ago this fall,… Read more »