How inspiring it was to host the prolific and talented Claudia Mills in my home for a writers’ write-in. Claudia is one focused author – let me tell you! – and able to tune-out the cackling coffee drinkers in my kitchen, a.k.a. me. But then she graced us with stories, humor and wisdom during her… Read more »
1/30/15 Seminole Trails Elementary, West Palm Beach, FL, Skype school visit 2/05/15 Colorado Council International Reading Association Conference, SCBWI Booth, 4-6 P.M. 2/10/15 Institute for Early Learning, Alexandria, VA, Skype conference presentation 2/20/15 Abilene Elementary, Valley Center, KS, Skype School Visit 3/3/15 Overdale Elementary, Louisville, KY, Skype School Visit 3/26/15 … Read more »
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So for all my writer friends out there I’m holding a HOLLY JOLLY PICTURE BOOK PEEK MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014 Win a free critique of a selected picture book manuscript. Here’s how it works: Sign up for a critique by entering your picture book WORKING TITLE in… Read more »
Last night, several top agents held a Twitter Q&A panel. Participants included: Rebecca Sherman, Literary Agent, Writers House Elana Roth, Literary Agent, Caren Johnson Literary Agency Colleen Lindsay, Fine Print Literary Management Sara Kase, Assistant Editor at Sourcebooks See what they had to say here.
I couldn’t be more excited about finding TOO PURPLEY! on Amazon. And if you should search on my author name, you’ll see the paperback U.K. version right there next to the U.S. hardcover. Now look closely. The U.K. title is actually TOO PURPLY! That makes me smile. Why? Because my editor spent tons of time… Read more »