WeWrite Book-writing Workshop, creating We’re All Moving! book
AIM Mail and Print Center, Los Gatos, California
Baby Boomer/Senior Expo, Santa Clara
Photos by Jan Hansen
Book-writing Workshop Setup
Photographer Peter Luong and Videographer Dave Waters prepare to capture WeWrite workshop action. Co-author Angela H. arranges WeWrite book samples under parent Cathy Phipps’ approving smile.
WeWrite Team Introductions
Musician David Lanoue (left) explains how the co-authors will help create a song, inspired by the story. Parent Dan Phipps and Paul Yeadon, Owner of AIM Print and Mail Center #125 in Los Gatos, California and host of the WeWrite Workshop support the children’s efforts.
Before a Book is a Book
Delores Palmer, Pres/CEO of WeWrite shows how a book cover moves from original sketch by artist Troy Freeman (left) to cover layout and finally to cover a book. Photographer Peter Luong (far left) captures the action.
Peek into a Book-writing Workshop
AIM Mail and Print Center, Los Gatos, CA hosts a session of a WeWrite book-writing workshop, facilitated by Delores Palmer and Nancy Cantrell (right.) Co-authors (left to right) are: Jon D., Daniel P., Sarah D., Hannah K. and Angela H.
WeWrite Kids Brainstorm Ideas as Illustrator Sketches
Children brainstorm as Illustrator Troy Freeman sketches and recorder Cathy Phipps writes down the storyline. Delores Palmer facilitates. Co-authors (left to right on floor): Daniel P., Jon D., Sarah D., Hannah K., Angela H.
WeWrite Kids Draw their Own Illustration Version
Photographer Peter Luong captures the co-authors drawing their own picture to go into the book. Co-authors (left to right): Sarah D., Jon D., Daniel P., Angela H., Hannah K.
WeWrite Kids, Co-authors of We’re All Moving!
Hannah K., Daniel P., Jon D., Sarah D., Angela H.
WeWrite Kids See Sketches by Illustrator Troy Freeman
Illustrator Troy Freeman gives co-authors a peek at story illustration sketches. (Left to right): Daniel P., Angela H., Hannah K., Illustrator Troy Freeman, Jon D., Sarah D.
Musician and WeWrite Kids Create a Song for We’re All Moving!
Musician David Lanoue helps co-authors compose a song to accompany their group-authored story. Location: AIM Mail and Print Center, Los Gatos
WeWrite Exhibits at Santa Clara Convention Center
We’re All Moving! co-author Jon D.(left) and other children use imagination with plastic pipes at the WeWrite booth.
WeWrite Book-writing Workshop in Action during Expo
Illustrator Troy Freeman (left) and Facilitator Nancy Cantrell capture WeWrite Kids words as they brainstorm story ideas. At the same time, another child builds his imagination with plastic pipes, demonstrating possibilities for another WeWrite project. (Co-authors clockwise: Angela H., Sarah D., Jon D., Daniel P., Hannah K.)
WeWrite Project Samples on Display
WeWrite’s colorful materials attract conference attendees, as Delores Palmer, Pres/CEO, explains the process.
The We’re All Moving! Book-writing Workshop
A book-writing workshop can be conducted in any location—even during the Baby Boomer Senior Expo 2009, Santa Clara Convention Center.
Troy Freeman, Illustrator of We’re All Moving!
Illustrator Troy Freeman collaborates with WeWrite Kids. Here, he listens carefully to co-authors story ideas and character descriptions, then interprets as he sketches.
Mike Aguilera, Producer of Baby Boomer Senior Expo 2009 Watches the Story Evolve
WeWrite Kids are hard at work during the We’re All Moving! book-writing workshop as Mike Aguilera and Delores Palmer share ideas for marketing the book.
Mike Aguilera hosts a WeWrite Book-writing Workshop, We’re All Moving!, during Baby Boomer Senior Expo 2009
Producer Mike Aguilera meets the WeWrite Kids and Team. (Left to right): Recorder/parent Cathy Phipps, Illustrator Troy Freeman, Illustrator Troy Freeman, Producer Mike Aguilera, Facilitator Nancy Cantrell. WeWrite Kids (left to right): Daniel P., Hannah K., Jon D., Angela H., Sarah D.
WeWrite Artists and Young Artists Share Ideas
Cartoon Joe (Barcelone) and WeWrite Kid and young artist Jon D. enjoy a quick sketch lesson during the Baby Boomer Senior Expo 2009.
Artistic Talent is Boundless
Amazing artwork emerges in front of your eyes by Cartoon Joe (Barcelone) and We’re All Moving! co-author and artist Jon D.