Friend Friday

April 21st, 2017|inspiration, writing|

I am delighted to host Joanne O'Sullivan today, whom I recently met at the South Carolina Association of School Librarians conference, and then got to share lunch with in Asheville, [...]

Friend Friday

April 7th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration|

I had such a blast when Michelle Dunphy interviewed me for her now-on-hiatus podcast, Authors are ROCKSTARS! She recently got in touch about something new she's doing and I asked [...]

Friend Friday. . on a Tuesday!

April 4th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration|

I have long admired Deborah Hopkinson's writing and if you have ever heard her speak, she does an amazing job of giving the story behind the story of her books. [...]

Friend Friday

March 24th, 2017|animals, inspiration|

It is not often I get to host a book creator who is also a professional performer, but such is the case with today's guest, Clare Meeker (learn more about [...]

Friend Friday

March 17th, 2017|family, inspiration|

Happy St. Patrick's Day to you! And you are very lucky, indeed, today because my guest is Julie Bowe. Sadly, she and I have never met in person; we have to [...]

Friend Friday

March 10th, 2017|Giveaway, inspiration|

"Time and good friends are two things that get more valuable as we get older." I couldn't find the author of this quote, but it sure speaks to me. And [...]

Friend Friday

March 3rd, 2017|inspiration, writing|

This Friday Feature is near and dear to me; it's such fun to shine the spotlight on my fellow writers' new books. It is especially rewarding to shine the spotlight [...]

Friend Friday

February 10th, 2017|animals, inspiration|

Today's friend is *ahem* me. Since I had a new book launch on January 31, I thought it would be okay if I used this slot to tell you a bit [...]

Friend Friday

January 27th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration, Uncategorized|

Nanci Turner Steveson is a repeat Friend Friday essayist. Her new book, Georgia Rules (Harper Collins) is not out for a few more months (don't worry; I'll remind you closer [...]

Friend Friday

January 20th, 2017|inspiration, reading|

There are so many terrific people in the kid lit world, and Margie Culver is pretty near the top of my list. She has inspired me in so many ways over the [...]