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Homecoming weekend

Maybe you can’t go home again. But sometimes, if you’re extraordinarily lucky, you get to stop by for a gratifying visit. That’s how lucky I was last weekend, when I returned to Vermont to celebrate the publication of my first book in twelve years – titled, appropriately enough, … 496 more words

Drawing Conclusions

Kristie Hayden explores the developmental stages of drawing and discovers what is in the picture isn’t always what we see.


For the entire month of March, I’m offering a free “Second Look” with any PGWRites Picture Book Critique! That’s right, a free second look for no additional charge (a $25.00 value). 43 more words

Happy March to one and all! It’s been way more lion than lamb around here today that’s for sure. So to help brighten up an otherwise gloomy day, I have two exciting announcements to share: 232 more words

Happy New Year! I hope this post finds you and your families well and off to a great start to 2017. Wow, 2017! Seems odd to see that number in print, but here we are. 275 more words

No time like the present

Happy New Year! I love starting the year off with a bang, and the lovely and talented Tara Lazar has given me (and you and writers everywhere) a special present this year. 70 more words

Musings On Writing


Do you belong? It’s important that writers for children check out this organization, the leading one for writers like us. Editors like to know we belong too. 17 more words

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