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Respect for Fellow Travelers on the Bumpy Road of Life

It’s no secret that I read a lot. No. That image that just popped into your head is inadequate. I read more than that by at least twice. 1,503 more words


It's the Little Things - Seven Sunday Gratitudes - 19th Edition

Writers Conferences. Writer Friends. Encouragement from people who barely know me. Encouragement from people who know me well enough they might know better. Hummingbirds. Headphones. Pasta. 714 more words


Seven Sunday Gratitudes – 17th Edition

I’m on a time crunch here tonight. I have a big writing assignment due by midnight for a writers’ workshop I’m attending in two weeks (WIFYR). 496 more words


Homework for 2014 Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers (WIFYR)

This June I will be attending the Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference, in Sandy, UT. This will be my fourth year at the conference and part of me worries a little about becoming one of “those people” who are perpetual conference attendees, but who never actually take the next step to revise, revise, revise, and then hunt for an agent, and try really hard to get published. 470 more words

Bird By Bird

Writing and Illustrating For Young Readers (WIFYR) Conferece Blog Tour

It’s hard to believe it’s almost  WIFYR time! If you are a children’s or YA book writer or illustrator who lives in (or can get to) Utah, this conference is not to be missed! 381 more words