Vicky Fang with Scholastic editor Rachel Matson As I approach the book birthday of Layla and the Bots: Happy Paws, I want to take a moment to say thank you to many of the awesome people that helped make my debut book happen! I'll share a peek at how this particular book came to life, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Layla and The Bots
I couldn't be more excited to be ramping up for a wild debut year full of book launches! I finally revealed the covers of my last two books of the year, which means all five books are ready to brag about (and to pre-order, hint hint!) This also means I've been deep in the weeds … Continue reading Kicking Off My Debut Year
With my 2 debut books launching on May 5, 2020, it's time for me to archive the deal announcements and make space for the actual books on my website! In case you missed it, here are the blurbs: Invent-a-Pet (Sterling, Spring 2020) My very first picture book has been announced! Pitched as Dear Zoo meets … Continue reading Belated Book Deals
After over a year, I finally wrote a blog post about experience with the Writing With The Stars program and my wonderful mentor, Peter McCleery. For aspiring picture book writers, be on the lookout for next year's application! It's an amazing opportunity not to be missed.
This news is long overdue, but I am so excited and honored to have won first place AND an honorable mention in the Kidlit College 2017 Fiction Picture Book Contest!
I'm excited to say that a few weeks ago, I signed with the wonderful Elizabeth Bennett at the Jill Corcoran Agency. Things happened so quickly that it's still sinking in, but I couldn't be happier with how things have turned out. Looking forward to what's to come.
It's that time again! Inspired by my littlest one, who's been referring to "ghosts" as "toast", I've created this funny little story for Susanna Hill's 7th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest! To recap the rules: "Write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (title not included in the 100 words), using the words candy corn, monster, and shadow. (Candy … Continue reading Happy Hall of Bean!
UPDATE: I won! Ok OK, there were 40 winners... but I am pleased to be amongst them at #24! Now back to the entry itself. After reading so many creative entries, I decided that Vivian Kirkfield's 50 Precious Words challenge was too much fun to pass on! Here's a blurb from Vivian's site about the challenge: "March 2nd is … Continue reading Clam I Am
I have been selected as a mentee for Tara Luebbe's Writing With the Stars contest! I couldn't be more excited to be working with Peter McCleery, the author of Bob and Joss Get Lost, due out next month. Looking forward to making some real progress with his guidance. More to come!
I'm setting up this new site to showcase the different streams of creative work that I am pursuing! I have some crazy creative itches lately, so I'm making the most of that energy and trying to put things together. More soon.