Archive for the ‘Thoughts from my Books’ Category

You’re Gonna Love this Bug!

Gas up the car and get ready to roll to your favorite Indie because David Macinnis Gill’s (my crit buddy) SOUL ENCHILADA is hitting the stores on 4/7!! I LOVE this book. But don’t take my word for it.Here’s what … Continue reading

 

Hanging with the Stars in NYC

Last week I spent 4 crazy-busy but completely fun days in New York with my husband and kids for Spring Break. Yup, we’re weird that way. We don’t often rocket south like heat seeking missiles this time of year. And … Continue reading

 

Oh My Goodness! I’ve Sold Another Book!!

Yippee! Here’s the official announcement: CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK: THERE’S A CORNER IN MY HOUSE by Jean Reidy, to be illustrated by Robert Neubecker, creator of WOW! CITY and WOW! SCHOOL! A subversive look at what might happen when a kid … Continue reading

 

For the Love of 49 Words: A Revision Story Part 3

Well this is the final post in my series “For the Love of 49 Words” in which I spend hundreds telling you how I’m finding those perfect few. In the last episode you left me plunking my rhymers into my … Continue reading

 

For the Love of 49 Words: A Revision Story Part 2

When I first wrote this picture book, I composed a word list — a brainstorm of all possible kid words (and a lot of made-up words) that dealt with my topic, FOOD. Thankfully I still had that word list stored … Continue reading

 
 
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