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Writing as Therapy

We recently acquired a new puppy in our household – Meet Roan!

Cute and cuddly and adorable, but…..he has wrought havoc with my daily writing routine. It’s difficult to write when you are on constant puppy patrol. But still, this experience has been good for me as […]

2019-09-12T13:22:48-06:00September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The Blank Page

Most writers I know, regardless of how many books they’ve written or how many awards they’ve garnered, will admit to feelings of inadequacy and apprehension when they face that dreaded “blank page” at the beginning of their new story.

That “blank page” – that scary beginning, is a challenge for all of us at different […]

2019-09-12T14:19:18-06:00August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Trust in Goodness

Most writers I know, regardless of how many books they’ve written or how many awards they’ve garnered, will admit to feelings of inadequacy and apprehension when they face that dreaded “blank page” at the beginning of their new story.

That “blank page” – that scary beginning, is a challenge for all of us at different […]

2019-09-12T14:02:58-06:00August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Stories as Medicine

When I visit schools, children will often ask me, “Did you always want to be an author?”

I explain how I was a HISTORY major at university, because, although I did not remember all the dates and facts, I always remembered the STORIES of these long ago characters.

Indeed, […]

2019-09-12T14:06:20-06:00July 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Father Knows Best

Many of you may be familiar with that old T.V. sitcom, Father Knows Best.

As Father’s Day approaches, I find myself thinking of the many ways my own father really did “know best.”

He passed his wisdom on to me – not with lectures, scoldings, or unsolicited advice, but rather, simply by the way he walked in […]

2019-09-12T14:07:20-06:00June 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Take Joy! (Mother’s Day)

This month I will be celebrating a belated Mother’s Day on May 18th with BOTH my daughters in Paris, France – JOY!

Jane Yolen, who is considered the American Hans Christian Andersen, maintains one of the most crucial ingredients for any children’s book, even if there is a backdrop of loss or sadness, should be… […]

2019-09-12T14:08:42-06:00May 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Believe.

I came across this card many years ago – inside the message is simply one word –

BELIEVE.

I like to share this image when I make my presentations to children and parents to illustrate the fact that […]

2019-09-12T14:10:08-06:00April 16th, 2019|0 Comments