Creative Writing Awards and a fantastic FLASH sale! (Plus Elsie’s ongoing makeover.)

Okay. So. I'm writing this while someone drills the outside walls of the studio. Not sure what they're doing. It's like there's a giant dentist outside trying to break in. A painting just fell off the wall, knocked a cup of tea flying and tipped over a Peace Lily. Aside from that, it's business as …

Sing, fish, sing! Creating quirky characters in fiction

Hello ducksters! This week in class we looked at character. It's a HUGE topic. Everyone had loads to say, especially me. I didn't get through half the material I wanted to cover. I didn't even have time to eat a cupcake. And there were cupcakes. And mini muffins. Lemon butter biscuits. Homemade banana bread. Hold on. What I mean to say …

video: Art supplies for beginners (you know, those of us who love art and are desperate to dabble).

girl & duck writing by jen storer

Dream, imagine, play, create. That's the girl & duck motto. So to kick things off I've made a little video. Or vlog. Or...moving picture thingy. No matter. It's about the dizzying maze of art supplies. I love fine art and I ADORE illustration. There really is no difference to me, it's all a joy. Because …