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Skipper Bay


If you haven't already, please "like" my page From here on out, I'll be making book, writing and illustration updates on that page, and this one will ... See more

Portraits, paintings, wearable art, books, decor and more!

Why I Do NaNoWriMo

If you've been looking for a good excuse/opportunity to write and haven't tried NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), check this ... See more

(a version of this post originally appeared on Operation Awesome ) National Novel Writing Month ( NaNoWriMo ) starts Thursday. I love thi...

Photos from Skipper Books's post

More little peeks at the ocean book illustrations! Slowly but surely coming along.


Free books by fabulous author Taryn Skipper ;). While I was out of town a sudden rain hit and all but three of my inventory are too damaged to sell ???. It would hurt my little heart too much to ... See more


Getting back to the illustrations for the ocean book!


Another sneak peak at the ocean book!


Here's the spread with the sea glass.


Practice sea glass painting practice for a children's book I am illustrating.

Morning (all day) sickness delayed my start, and it will take a few months to compete but I'm excited about it! After ... See more

How to Make Your Last Name Plural This Christmas Season

Just a little holiday writing tip. 🙂

Nothing quells my Christmas cheer as quickly as a stray apostrophe. Every year they assault me. Usually it’s in the middle of an otherwise quaint momen ...


Intended to ask Danny to autograph "The Ring Around the Moon" when he was here. I forgot !