I’m working on self-portrait.. I was 6-years old. I’m missing my front tooth. I was very shy. It’s a first draft, but how am I doing? Continue reading THROWBACK THURSDAY
B&N Summer reading program continues. So many great books so little time! Young readers grades 1-6 can earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading program! Learn more: https://bit.ly/BNSummerReadingJournal #BNSummerReading While I’m proud that my book, President of the Whole Fifth Grade is on the list, I know there are many other great books waiting for you. No matter what your taste … Continue reading IS YOUR CHILD READING READY?
With five days until my birthday, my wish is for you to remember these every day heroes. Old Navy’s latest tv campaign is awash in color, style and substance. The new “We Are We” campaign celebrates five young activists speaking out for change. According to Campaign Online (Lindsey Stein), the tv and digital spots will feature five people actively involved in making the world a … Continue reading 5 REASONS TO CELEBRATE YOUNG ACTIVISTS
In honor of my B-day being seven days away, I’ve chosen seven works of fiction that shape the way I approach my writing. Characters sharp as a crease. Sandford’ s character development is a writing clinic in Storm Prey. He weaves an intricate web and manages to juggle a huge cast and still have each character stand out. I remember them all—and I struggle to … Continue reading TOP 7 BOOKS THAT INFLUENCE MY WRITING
I’ve never been one to make a big to do over my birthday. Even as a kid I remained low-key on the subject. As long as my mom made me a banana cake with cream frosting, I was good. Recent world events have changed my mind. On July 22, God willing, I’ll celebrate another birthday. So for the next seven days I’m posting tales of … Continue reading IT’S BIRTHDAY WEEK