Friend Friday

July 21st, 2017|reading, writing|

I need to think of a good word for a friend that I've never met. Because that is the word I need to describe Dana Alison Levy! Her huge and [...]

Friend Friday

July 14th, 2017|Creativity, writing|

My dear, dear friend and amazing illustrator, Kary Lee, thought I should know Annette Pimentel and so she cyber-introduced us. Annette also shares a passion for historical fiction and I [...]

Friend Friday

July 7th, 2017|inspiration, writing|

I "met" Leah Henderson when new friend Joanne O'Sullivan brought a copy of Leah's ARC to a lovely lunch during my May visit to Asheville, North Carolina. L to [...]

Friend Friday

June 30th, 2017|Creativity, writing|

What is not to love about Debbi Michiko Florence, a writer with a bunny, two ducks and the most adorable puppy ever? (please don't tell Winston I said that!). And to [...]

Friend Friday

May 26th, 2017|history, writing|

I have so many book creator friends, including the brave, resilient and funny Laurel Snyder. Today she is sharing a bit about her newest book, Orphan Island (HarperCollins ). *ahem* [...]

Friend Friday

May 19th, 2017|history, writing|

Tracey Baptiste looks sweet and innocent but she can write one heck of a creepy story, as her first book, The Jumbies, proved. Now, she's back with a sequel, Rise [...]

Friend Friday on a Tuesday

May 16th, 2017|animals, writing|

The only problem with having so many writing friends is that there are not near enough Fridays for hosting them on my blog. What to do? Celebrate on a Tuesday, [...]

Friend Friday

May 12th, 2017|Giveaway, writing|

Carol Baldwin is a huge supporter of children's literature, which makes her a dear, dear friend of mine! I adore people who do their utmost to help shine the spotlight [...]

Friend Friday

May 5th, 2017|history, Uncategorized, writing|

I am so pleased to host Dorinda Nicholson today for Friend Friday! I am a huge fan of hers, going back to my first encounter with her work in Pearl [...]

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, [...]