March 13, 2005 -- My agent, Caryn Wiseman, was speaking at a workshop for children’s book writers sponsored by the Book Passage Bookstore in Marin County.  She invited me to join her and say a few words about my own experience to the class!

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Having a word with my agent, Caryn Wiseman.

Holding up an example of a bad critique from
an agent!

My buddy, actor Nathan Marlow, showed up to offer his support.

My friend Michelle posing alongside Nathan and Nick at Book Passage.

Nick and Nathan enjoying the California sunshine and waiting for lunch!






My son Gabriel gave the camera to Nate and posed for a picture himself.

We all took off for a trip to see the redwoods in Muir Woods later that

Nick with my mother and my father.

Strolling the park’s paths.

Nick taking a nap under
the trees.