Archive for the ‘Quotable Tuesday’ Category

Going Quiet-Absorbing the Wisdom of Quotable Tuesday

Like Jessica Powers, I love being busy and stacked up with projects. There’s an aliveness to it. I love doing a little bit everyday and inching toward the finish line. As a single mother and writer with multiple jobs, …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Anonymous

Quotable Tuesday is place for writers and artists to share the quote that sustains them though the times when writing is tough, when we aren’t sure, when we wonder if the world needs our story. Sometimes, though, a writer comes …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Nancy Bo Flood

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am thrilled to welcome fellow VCFA alum and author Nancy Bo Flood. Rather than simply share a quote and what it means to her, Nancy wrote an essay about writing and I am going …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Tami Lewis Brown

Today at Quotable Tuesday I am delighted to welcome fellow VCFA alum Tami Lewis Brown. She is the author of two incredible books for children: SOAR, ELINOR–the true story of America’s youngest pilot Elinor Smith–and THE MAP OF ME–the …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Caroline Carlson

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am so pleased to host friend and fellow VCFA alum Caroline Carlson. Caroline and I had the extraordinary pleasure of sharing the wit and wisdom of Julie Larios during one semester together. When I …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Mima Tipper

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am delighted to host friend, fellow VCFA alum and writer Mima Tipper. You see that picture of her above? She is as kind and loving and intelligent as she looks. When I asked her what …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Stephanie Parsley

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I get to visit with my friend and fellow writer Stephanie Parsley. I think I first met Stephanie at a retreat with Kathi Appelt almost a decade ago. I still remember the manuscript she shared. …

 

Quotable Tuesday-J.L. Powers

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am so pleased to visit with my friend and author J. L. Powers. I first met Jessica at Vermont College of Fine Arts. It was her first semester. I was assigned to her …

 

Quotable Tuesday-Anastasia Suen

Today at Quotable Tuesday, I am joined by the extraordinary Anastasia Suen, author of over one hundred books for children, literacy blogger and teacher. I first ‘met’ Anastasia when my daughter pulled one of her board books off the

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Quotable Tuesday-Annette Simon

It doesn’t often happen that Quotable Tuesday gets to host an author on the very day their book is born. But today we do. Please welcome my friend and former Austinite Annette Simon, the author and illustrator of This