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Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban (1925-2011) was an American novelist and children’s writer.

What makes Russell Hoban’s writing so memorable, and creates passionate devotees of those lucky enough to discover his work, is his patented blend of droll, arch humor mixed.   179 more words

Writers Desks

A little encouragement

I recently found out that my submission to a writing competition earned an honorable mention for my Chicago Fire story.  The skeptic in me remembered elementary school science fairs where most people walked away with an honorable mention.  92 more words

Children's Writer

Introducing Jennifer Rumberger, Children’s Author!

Today I want to introduce you to my friend and newly-minted children’s author, Jennifer Rumberger. Jennifer’s book, Ducklings on the Move, was recently released for purchase by MeeGenius Publishing, and I’m so happy Jennifer took the time to stop by my blog today to talk about her writing journey. 792 more words

The Boy on the Porch

Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech breaks a cardinal rule of children’s literature in The Boy on the Porch.  The main characters of this story are adults!  523 more words

Children's Writer

Enriching Your Writing Life

Thanks to so many of you for commenting on my new and improved blog, Sensibility and Sense. And thanks for joining me here for conversations about the writing life from right where we are. 477 more words

Boys Like Glitter, Girls like Guns?

Today’s extensive coverage of the latest book related crusade, the ‘Let Books Be Campaign’ made me nod in exuberant agreement. At last someone speaking up about the ridiculous sexist nature of our children’s books. 601 more words


Getting Organized

For 2014 I have taken on a number of new challenges. I have begun part-time study at TAFE to be a library assistant. In addition, I intend to continue with my writing, both blogging and my endeavors to be a published children’s writer. 158 more words

Family Life