Young Jennifer Phillips with bird on head

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I write children’s stories about people and situations involving creativity and determination. I believe we get ideas and energy from each other’s stories.

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Jennifer Phillips, Children’s Author

I celebrate creativity & determination through my writing for children.


My Latest Blogs

The Invitation Ready for Book Deserts

The Invitation Ready for Book Deserts

A magical box arrived last week. I almost didn’t open it, thinking it was a holiday gift from a relative. Luckily, I noticed Room to Read as the sender. Inside was a full paperback set of the non-profit’s Peace & Equality picture book collection, including my story about neurodiversity, friendship and inclusion. 

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Get Creative with Constraints

Get Creative with Constraints

There’s a quote out there in the Internet world that I’ve pinned and come back to periodically: Creativity is subtraction. This is a concept I find useful to remember in my writing, work and everyday life.

Imposing constraints is one way of prompting subtraction. Constraints involve taking away things we over-rely on, leaving us to cope. Creativity often is the result.

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New Website, New Blog

New Website, New Blog

Welcome to my updated website! I tackled this refresh so you can quickly find helpful information and resources, and so I can more easily share news and tutorials through a WordPress blog.

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Member of SCBWI - 10+ Years!
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Member - 10+ Years!

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