I first met Marta on FaceBook when she joined my Plum Tree Books group. Immediately, I was stunned by the quality of her art ~ so full of whimsy and understatement, a natural sense of design and quirk. I asked her if she would draw the Plum Tree Books logo. We haven’t looked back since.
When I decided to venture into the world of children’s books, Marta was my fist choice of illustrator. I particularly love her black and white minimalist art with its defined edges, swirls and twirls and suggestions of other worlds being just beneath the surface. More of that on tomorrow’s blog. Today, I want to tell you about Marta ~ writer of modern fairy tales (I will be publishing her first novel in October), and artist extraordinaire.
Marta lives in Texas but grew up in Florida. It seems that Marta’s father might also have been a spinner…
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I illustrated children’s books for my publisher and in October she’ll release my novel. Today she wrote about my work and past. Read, comment, share, whatever might help us make our efforts a success. All support greatly appreciated!
I am so proud of these little books, Marta. I hope they will be a huge success!