Myrna Foster

Identify Obstacles to Find Success

Storyteller Academy students and instructors share the obstacles they’ve overcome to reach success as children’s book creators.

Julie Downing of Storyteller Academy

Instructor Stories: Julie Downing

Julie Downing, one of our Illustration instructors, shares how she set up her art studio to work without distraction. Book giveaway included!

Instructor Stories: Ken Lamug

Myrna introduces Ken Lamug as the instructor for Storyteller Academy’s upcoming course on graphic novels. Book giveaway included!

Student Success Stories: Todd Sturgell

Storyteller Academy’s Myrna Foster interviews Todd Sturgell about his debut picture book, Except Antartica. This success story includes a giveaway and QueryTracker information.

Student Success Stories: Laurie Elmquist

Storyteller Academy’s Myrna Foster interviews Laurie Elmquist about the release of her third board book, City Baby. This post includes a board book giveaway.

Set, Track, and Achieve Your Writing Goals

Storyteller Academy’s Amy Flynn shares how she sets and tracks achievable goals to prioritize her writing time. Includes link to Amy’s goal planning template.

Finding Inspiration in Your Creative Space

Storyteller Academy’s Myrna Foster shares Vanessa Brantley-Newton’s video tour of her art studio and her tips for finding inspiration in your creative space.

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