November 28, 2023
The Gratitude Part of the Writing Life
One of my longtime critique partners, Sara T. Behrman , is currently preparing for the April 2024 launch of her debut picture book, THE SE...
October 2, 2023
Birth Stories for Books: THE LITTLEST WEAVER, by Robin Hall
Dear Readers, one of the best parts of being involved in the kidlit industry is making new friends. Today I have the pleasure of introducing...
August 23, 2023
The Creative Recharge Part of the Writing Life
I've been quiet on social channels this past few months. Tualatin River Float That doesn't mean I've been quiet, creatively. In...
April 11, 2023
The Literary Legacy Part of the Writing Life
Last week I was honored with the Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award , an award presented by the Programs for Writers Advisory Co...
March 7, 2023
The "Walking Away" Part of the Writing Life
Sometimes the very best thing I can do for one of my stories is to walk away from it. I often come back to the stories I've set aside, b...
February 8, 2023
Birth Stories for Books: MABEL'S TOPSY-TURVY HOMES, by Candy Wellins
Dear Readers. Kids whose parents live in different homes experience unique challenges. Today's Birth Stories for Books interview is wit...
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