2015-03-23T01:41:36+00:00March 27th, 2015|
I just love the cyberworld of kid’s lit! While I do not personally know Jennifer Wolf Kam, today’s Friend Friday […]
2015-03-25T18:23:10+00:00March 26th, 2015|
I’ve been immersed in WWII for research for the new book, mostly home front stories, but I came across an […]
2015-03-14T00:14:04+00:00March 25th, 2015|
You get more writing done when you disconnect the internet.
2015-03-14T22:06:54+00:00March 24th, 2015|
Arika Dickens teaches in the Bellevue School District in Washington state, at Medina Elementary and is another one of the […]
2015-03-14T21:39:49+00:00March 20th, 2015|
I just know Augusta Scattergood and I would’ve been best friends had we met as kids. We would’ve been the […]
2015-03-14T21:19:08+00:00March 19th, 2015|
On this day, in 1950, Babe Didrikson-Zaharias won the Fifth US Women’s Open Golf Tournament.
Thinking about this makes me think […]
2015-03-14T21:23:11+00:00March 18th, 2015|
Pretty is as pretty does.
2015-03-14T21:21:31+00:00March 17th, 2015|
Stephanie Trautman, who teaches in Beverly Hills, Michigan, is a Twitter friend who jumped right in when I asked for […]
2015-02-24T17:14:20+00:00March 6th, 2015|
I can count on one hand ( a few fingers!) the number of times Kathi Appelt and I have been […]
2015-02-24T17:14:20+00:00March 4th, 2015|
“I don’t want to write for adults. I want to write for readers who can perform miracles. Only children perform miracles […]
2015-02-24T17:14:20+00:00March 3rd, 2015|
Today’s quiz participant is Kristi Leland, from Queen Anne Elementary in my good old hometown of Seattle Washington. Thanks for […]
2015-02-24T17:14:20+00:00February 27th, 2015|
I had the pleasure of reading Stacey Lee’s Under the Painted Sky in ARC form and was so taken with […]
2015-02-27T21:36:22+00:00February 25th, 2015|
Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality.
It’s a way of understanding it.
2015-02-24T17:14:20+00:00February 24th, 2015|
Here’s what I love about this fun quiz — that teachers are sending it on to their friends and colleagues! […]
2015-02-24T17:14:25+00:00February 20th, 2015|
Stephanie Lile and I met through the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, a really wonderful MFA program sponsored by a […]
2015-02-24T17:14:30+00:00February 19th, 2015|
Today is a Day of Remembrance, recalling the date that President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a slippery slope of […]
2015-02-27T21:38:10+00:00February 18th, 2015|
I am extraordinarily patient,
provided I get my own way in the end.
2015-02-27T21:42:21+00:00February 17th, 2015|
Today’s quiz participant is Leigh Anne Eck, a 6th grade ELA teacher at Clark Middle School in Vincennes, Indiana. Leigh […]
2015-02-24T17:14:31+00:00February 13th, 2015|
I have yet to actually meet the lovely Caroline Starr Rose, but I do feel as if I know her […]
2015-02-24T17:14:44+00:00February 12th, 2015|
I’m just back from New York, where I was the guest of the New York Historical Society for their Historical […]