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MARCH INTO READING with Imagination

It's time to MARCH into reading with Children's' Author and Illustrator Erin T. Whalen. She will be visiting schools in 2020 to read her picture books. Book your school visit now.

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Latest Project…

I had an amazing time creating this piece for the Alice in Wonderland project. It is for a coffee table book that will be printed in Norway. The project is described by the creators as this...   150Alice is a project celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  We have brought… Continue reading Latest Project…

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Clown Cluster Coming Along…

I have been working on this clown cluster for about 3 days and only that long because painting is going slow. Sometimes it does that. I finally got into it by the time I made it over to the purple clown. Each one still has lots of detail work to be done but I wanted… Continue reading Clown Cluster Coming Along…


ALL Paintings at The Story Emporium are for sale… With 2 new additions….

Hello my fellow clown lovers! I spent a good part of last night putting together 2 new paintings to display at  The Story Emporium this Saturday. I have also decided to go ahead and put some price tags on the art work that wasn't previously for sale so if you had been eyeing any of… Continue reading ALL Paintings at The Story Emporium are for sale… With 2 new additions….


New beginnings

Its been at least a month since I wrote and painted but during this time a lot has happened. The first was an email notifying me that THE STORY EMPORIUM won BEST OF 2012 - "The best place to hear a children's story" and I have to say I am honored! It is listed in… Continue reading New beginnings


My Painting is coming along just fine…

My Painting is coming along just fine...

My Book Vampire Painting Update... still working


Dusty Butterfly Painting Completed

I have put another painting on THE STORY EMPORIUM wall, this one is of The Dusty Butterfly who plays quite a large role in "A Trashy Novel" -  my latest book that is in the editing stage... hooray! While writing this novel I thought I would never see the end of it but finally after… Continue reading Dusty Butterfly Painting Completed

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RI Monthly Magazine Visits The Story Emporium

First off let me say that RI Monthly Magazine is a wonderful publication with amazing workers. They came to The Story Emporium and spent the entire day taking in the atmosphere and if I'm not mistaken, we had a wonderful time! I am excited to say we will be featured in the March issue in… Continue reading RI Monthly Magazine Visits The Story Emporium

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Our Wednesday Visiting Author is….

Good Morning! I would like to announce that tonight from 4-7 Joan Creamer will be fireside at The Story Emporium signing her MAGIC SEPTER SERIES. A beautifully illustrated series of picture books. Joan is not only the author but the illustrator as well. Come visit us tonight and purchase a present that will surely touch… Continue reading Our Wednesday Visiting Author is….

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Wednesday Author Visit

This Wednesday, November 30th come to The Story Emporium to meet Carol Ekster! She will be signing her books from 4-7pm.  Did you ever loose something, because your room was so messy? That is exactly what happened to Ruth the Sleuth.  As she searches her very messy room for a potholder she borrowed from her mother. … Continue reading Wednesday Author Visit