Meet Maïlys Pitcher

It’s time to meet the illustrator of Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones, Maïlys Pitcher! Why did you decide to become an illustrator, and what are your future goals? Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to work with pictures. I would spend all my time reading illustrated books and admiring the artwork, and drawing myself of course. Giving a story life through drawings has always been my passion. How can one make the emotion in … Read More

Chicken is the Word of the Day

Inktober Day 5 I had a hard time creating a prompt for today until I remembered something a young soldier once told me when he was admitted to sick call. A long night in the ER started with, “the chicken was pink in the middle, but we ate it anyway.” Feel free to submit anything written from my prompts  – I’ll post and credit you! Here’s a Punk Rock Chicken from Ruby Drake!  


I’ve decided to add a writing prompt to go along with any illustrations I post: Today’s word is: roasted. I always loved sitting around the campfire, roasting fork in hand, listening to the family stories. It was such a strange thing to learn most families roasted marshmallows.   Here’s Ruby Drake’s take on the theme:

1 2