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When Writers Write Together – Guest Post by Claudia Mills

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 … Continue reading


Appearances 2015

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, … Continue reading


A Holly Jolly Picture Book Peek: Win a Free Critique!

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 … Continue reading


Ask an Agent Panel

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 … Continue reading


For the Love of 49 Words: You say “Purply” and I say “Purpley.”

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 … Continue reading

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