Get Inspired by #illustrationprompts: Be the Content Creator

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Happy to share my article for the SCBWI Bulletin Winter 2017 about the wonderful illustration prompts on social media like #scbwidrawthis #colour_collective #pinchpunchpost #inktober 

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Imperial Purple Chess Game

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THE earliest European writer who mentions chess is the Byzantine princess and historian, Anna Komnene, of Constantinople. She calls the game Zatrikion, and says that the Greeks derived it from the Babylonians; and that her father, Alexios loved to play. So here she is learning from her father!