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Co- writing children's stories via Skype

If you haven’t heard of the JNP project , you soon will. It’s been going for over a year now although the first books won’t come out until October 2014. 538 more words


Rhymes and Reasons: Poetry for children

Small children love poetry. Most adults, sadly, don’t. What happens in between? There seems to be a popular assumption that if you really like poetry (like me), you must be academic, a bit geeky, probably rather weird (like me). 926 more words


Tips for Indie Authors: All You Never Wanted to Know about the Dash and a Giveaway

In the thirty plus years that I’ve been editing the drafts of other writers, I’ve found the dash in its many forms to be the most misunderstood mark of punctuation. 756 more words

Books And Writing

Ladybug Girl at the Beach, by David Soman and Jacky Davis

My husband bought a T-shirt a few days ago that has on its front the outline of each of the Great Lakes. Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior- HOMES. 635 more words

Children's Books

World Blog Book Tour

Thank you, Elizabeth Van Liere, for inviting me to participate in the World Blog Book Tour.

Elizabeth Van Liere is the author of Dare to Live: Devotions for Those Over the Hill, But Not Under It! 991 more words


Lynley Dodd - A retrospective @ Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

I am a big fan of children’s picture books. A giant in the field is Lynley Dodd. I read her books to my children and now teaching years 7 and 8 English I take any chance I get to weave picture books into classes. 111 more words


Children's and Young Adult Round-up

Just a quick post about some of the Children’s and YA fiction that I’ve read recently.  I may be a grown-up, but I’ve never grown out of children’s books and teen fiction.   626 more words