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...
February 1, 2023
The WRAD Part of the Writing Life, 2023 Edition
WRAD 2023 is officially a Wrap! World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) is a special literacy event that takes place around the globe on the first Wed...
January 24, 2023
The "Staying Grounded" Part of the Writing Life
The past few weeks have been a doozy. On Christmas Eve, my mother-in-law experienced an unexpected health issue that resulted in several d...
January 11, 2023
Birth Stories for Books: SUPER PIZZA & KID KALE, by Phaea Crede
Welcome to a new year, dear readers, and welcome to a new series of Birth Stories for Books interviews and guest posts. Today's guest, ...
December 31, 2022
2022 Year-End Post and Holiday Greeting
We've once again safely arrived to that time of year when we reflect on the past, intentionally connect with others, and make plans for ...
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