Our Stories OC – An Alternative Book Fair for Kids of All Ages!

On Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-1pm, Scott Sussman will be signing books at: Irvine United Congregational Church 4915 Alton Pkwy Irvine, CA 92604 Orange County is home to children of all backgrounds, abilities, identities, and dreams, though we seldom hear their stories. This “alternative book fair” features books about children central to our community.  The fair…

Happy Roald Dahl Day!

Roald Dahl was the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, and a repertoire of wonderful, imaginative, and hilarious children’s books. He also wrote autographical books like Boy and Going Solo, which delve into the exciting and sometimes tragic events of his life.  If you want a fun…

SCBWI Summer Conference 2019

The SCBWI Summer Conference 2019 was a great success. With keynote speakers M.T. Anderson, Meg Medina, and Christian Robinson, it was as wonderful as anyone would have imagined. The famous Sunday lunch included a talk with Mem Fox and Lin Oliver, while Scott Sussman ran a breakout session on Making a Living Self-Publishing, which attracted various writers and illustrators considering their…