From Anne R. Allen's Blog: Why it’s so Tough to Write Now: Tips for Dealing with Our Collective Grief
From Book Bub: 10 New Book Adaptations You Can Stream Right Now
From Brightly: Helping Your Kids Find Healthy Coping Skills and Wash Your Hands! 10 Books to Help Kids Understand Germs
From WeGrowMedia: Anxiety, Writing, and Sharing
From Refinery 29: The Gilded Ones Author Namina Forna Could Be The Toni Morrison Of YA Fantasy
My friend Russell Jones has a new collection of poetry out called Cocoon
From Fantasy at Glasgow: F(r)fiction - A fine art and literature collection is accepting submissions!
From On The Bookshelf: Coronavirus STAY AT HOME bookshelf (Read the titles!)
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From SLJs 100 Scope Notes: Free Download: Coronavirus: A Book for Children
Did you see FirstSecond's Comic Relief Festival for and by graphic novel creators? It streamed free on their FB page and a recording will be shared soon - check their website!
From Publishers Weekly: The Fanatic (their graphic novel newsletter) - you should subscribe!
Or enjoy the At Home Comic Con
Introducing our newest faculty member at Hollins University, Christopher Denise! He has some great work-in-progress videos at his website!
From Ashley Wolff (also co-faculty at Hollins University): A Mural to Celebrate Books and East Tennessee
From Muddy Colors:
Guess the Artist "With the help of a lot of artists, we produced this series of time-lapse videos for the recent Spectrum Awards show. We’ve collected them all here for you, including a few new ones that couldn’t squeeze into the show. See if you can guess the artist before the end of the video!" FANTASTIC!!!
Ron Lemon on Finding Focus and Staying Creative/Productive
Introducing The Muse Award
Tommy Arnold: An Interview with Brian Stelfreeze!
Greg Ruth on So Now What?
From The NYT: A Rube Goldberg Hand-Washing Contraption? The Race Is On The cartoonist’s granddaughter is holding a bar-of-soap competition that encourages families to work collaboratively. Video submissions are due May 31.
From The Good News Network: Friday Funnies: Look Inside This Mini Art Gallery That a Bored Couple in Quarantine Made for Their Pet Gerbils (With the Mousa Lisa, and Vermeer's Mouse with the Pearl Earring...LOL!)
From The Good News Network: Mom Has Been Bringing Joy to Neighbors By Drawing Amusing Chalk Cartoons on Her Sidewalk
From Adobe Spark: Creative Things to Do While Physical Distancing
From the Art Room Plant: Brian Rae
From CommArts: Kindness will Keep Us Together campaign
From Random House: RH Graphic - their graphic novel newsletter - subscribe for free!
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Have you found John Krasinski's SOME GOOD NEWS yet? It's worth your time!