Archive for the ‘Pay it Forward Fridays’ Category

Novel Epiphanies Part 3 – From the Author of SEARCHING FOR SILVERHEELS, Jeannie Mobley

Ask and you shall receive. When I asked fellow novelists for help understanding and writing novel epiphanies, one of the first to answer my call was middle grade historical fiction novelist, Jeannie Mobley. What a gal! As a matter of … Continue reading

 

Colorado Gives to Reach Out and Read!

Dear Friends,   As I’m sure you know, today is Colorado Gives Day. No doubt you are receiving many emails and appeals from worthy charitable organizations throughout our great state. I hope you’ll indulge me as I ask you to … Continue reading

 

How to Love a Squash: Pat Zietlow Miller on Finding the Universal Truth in a Picture Book

Think about your favorite picture books. Lyrical text. Gorgeous or whimsical art. Endings that make you smile, sigh or shriek with delight. And something else – satisfaction. A satisfaction that makes you want to read them again and again and … Continue reading

 

Why Novels Matter

“Novels offer us not just a map of the human mind but a way to understand how the individual human mind interacts with the world outside.” For your Friday enjoyment and thought. How has technology changed plot and theme? How … Continue reading

 

Picture Book Critiques Auction for One Fund Boston

Today, I heard about a young, self-employed carpenter whose hands were incinerated in the blast at the Boston Marathon. So many lives were greatly touched by this tragedy. How can we not help? I’ve already donated to One Fund Boston. … Continue reading

 
 
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