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Once more with feeling

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned this resource before, but it came up at a recent critique group meeting, and I thought I’d highlight it again. 157 more words

Musings On Writing

I know it’s not Tuesday, but I wanted to share some exciting news I received yesterday! My picture book manuscript, Dancing Grannies, is a finalist in this year’s Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing at Hunger Mountain. 354 more words

I’m always captured by the fall—its vibrant colors and cozy frame of mind help get me in the mood for short winter days, long winter nights and writing to the backdrop of gentle snow storms. 633 more words

So many books, so little time

I thought I’d try something a little different this week. Instead of my usual book review, I thought I’d highlight several books that are on my ever-growing, never-ending to-read list. 186 more words

Musings On Reading

Children's Author

From time to time I’ll post the websites of children’s authors I find interesting and who write material I’m interested in.  This author has published many books with major publishers and is a speaker among many other endeavors. 19 more words

Children's Books

Screen Vs. Page

I love the Dinosaur Vs. books. Bob Shea’s clever stories and illustrations even make Mo Willems green. There’s just something satisfying about turning the pages with a small child and listening to them giggle as Dinosaur tries to take down bedtime – or the potty or … 442 more words

Musings On Reading

I’ll admit it…today I have the “Ho-Hums” when it comes to my work…

After a season of no responses and rejections, sometimes it’s like pulling teeth to sit down and write anything. 505 more words