Hello Bessie!

Hi everyone! I’m so happy to share the cover for COWHIDE-AND-SEEK! Here’s Bessie…   Illustrator Jess Pauwels did such a wonderful job. I love Bessie! (Oh, can you see the cow in the picture? She’s hiding behind the tree… 😉 I just found out the book will be available on May 7, 2019. Or you… Read more »

A Big Year

It has been a big year for the Dillard family. In a short span of five busy days, we graduated all three of our sons — our oldest from college and our twin sons from high school. And I guess you could say our family conversations have also “graduated.” We’ve gone from the early years… Read more »

Tell Me a Story

Welcome to my blog! I call it Tell Me a Story because there are two areas in my life that involve story – writing and teaching. On the writing side, I have my very first picture book, COWHIDE-AND-SEEK, coming out in Spring 2019. It’s about a cow, Bessie, who hears her farmer counting his cows… Read more »