In the world of baseball, there are several hall of fame players who have an asterisk by their records because their feats were in some way marked by underhanded behavior. Steroids. Gambling. Cheating.
Recently, the Seuss estate listed a number…
Today I am teaching a class on crafting openings that will make your readers lean in.
I have had many writing teachers. Many. Great. Good. Bad. Terrible. Fortunately the terrible ones have faded and I only remember the positive ones,…
When I first became a published author with my picture book Snuggle Mountain, I discovered I loved going into class rooms and sharing my enthusiasm for writing with people of all ages. I love telling kids that there are no…
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A Tree grows in Sedona
Because we work by ourselves, writers and illustrators often feel alone. We aren’t but sometimes we need to be reminded of all the great resources around us. Here are a few that I rely on for classes, news and general good thinking: