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Our top ten blog posts from 2016

...Kit for Writers: Get Your Fixer-Upper Ready to Sell. 2 Guest Post: Carnival, Summer Camp, and Carolyn Yoder: Or why you need to find a creative mentor–Alison Green Myers Alison

Looking for picture book examples

A note from Alison Green Myers: Friends of the Foundation, I need your help. I’m working on a presentation for our upcoming Picture Book Academy. We’ll be dissecting hundr…

Jan Cheripko: Unworkshops–A Time to Write

My friend, Alison Green Myers, contacted a few of her writer friends suggesting that some of us might like to get away for some private writing time. She proposed that...…

Renga with Lovely Poets

...smorgasbord with Highlights for dessert. -LeeAnn Blankenship   Light catches bare wood, a cabin, a lodge, the Barn, Highlights my way Home -Alison Green Myers   The sky i…

Remembering Vera B. Williams

Guest post by Alison Green Myers, with photos by Alison and Laura Beltchenko. Earlier this month I had the good fortune to visit Vera B. William’s exhibit at th…

Faculty Interview: 2016 Artists-in-Residency

...what folks might expect if they decide to plan a trip to the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center at the same time. Alison: This is the most crowded our interview suite...…

Faculty Interview: Julie Dao and Anna-Marie McLemore

...our property within the same program year. Take, for example, my recent email to faculty member Julie Dao: On Monday, January 15, 2018, 1:13:43 PM EST, Alison Myers <alisongreen…

Faculty Spotlight: Self-Publishing Q & A with Book Printer Nate Zaur

...is on the blog today to talk about publishing tips for book creators. Alison: Welcome to the blog, Nate! Can you give us a sense of the steps that occur...…

Faculty Interview: Kate Garchinsky & Julie Zickefoose

...projects and their upcoming workshop. Alison: Hi, Kate! Hi, Julie! Thank you for joining us on the blog today. Julie, your Baby Birds: An Artist Looks into the Nest is...…

Faculty Interview: Carmen Oliver

...stories when no one else does. I’m so glad I never gave up. Alison: What a great message. Thank you for your time today, Carmen. Carmen: Thanks, Alison. My p…

Maureen Green

Maureen Green is a writer, editor, and teacher. Since 2006, Maureen has served in a variety of roles at Final Draft, Inc., including print and web editor (for Script) and...…

Character Development Through Music: A Writing Exercise from the Barn

...another. Take time to free-write this scene, and see what happens next. Go. —Sampled from the session: The Music in You by Alison Green Myers   Music graphic by Freepik.…

Choosing Your 2020 Picture Book Workshop at the Highlights Foundation

This year, we’re hosting a series of free webinars: FINDING THE RIGHT WORKSHOP FOR YOUR 2020 WRITING GOALS. This week, Program Director Alison Green Myers will talk about our 20…

Earn Graduate Credits

...accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. Our program coordinator Alison Green Myers will assist you with cours…

Congratulations, Don Tate!

...illustrators with their heads in the stars!” If you have your head in the stars, please join Don at The Journey. We hope to see you there. –Alison Green Myers...…

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