I don't usually write poetry and I'm not all that good at it, but I think it's the least offensive and most concise way for me to express my feelings right now. Missing. Kidnapped. Murdered. Say it however you please. Hitchhikers. Teens. Boys. Three innocent, human lives lost. Dead. Victims. Martyrs. Somebody's son/friend/brother died last … Continue reading Just showing some solidarity
Yesterday, I had the privilege of presenting my first public reading of Secrets in Seaport at my local library to help kick off their series of exciting summer events. Not only was it my first time doing this sort of thing, it was also the first time I'd eaten a snow cone. And believe me, … Continue reading My Public Reading
I mentioned in my post about my writing goals that I was working on a "full-length children's novel" that "may or may not involve spies." It's time I shared a brief excerpt from that project. 🙂 I've spent the last three years writing on and off about this idea. It started out as a short, … Continue reading Novel Excerpt – Elite Falcons: The Hunted
I opened the fridge this afternoon, looking for a tasty snack. I found it, namely baby carrots and hummus (don't judge), but on the way, I noticed this tub of Earth Balance spread: First, the ALA is in charge of that awful Newbery medal. Now, they're in charge of my Omega-3 intake? :O Sheesh! … Continue reading ALA
When I'm not writing, I'm reading, and when I find something good, I like being able to help others who are still looking. I'm curating a shelf on Goodreads of books I'd recommend, but try as I might, I'm not having much luck embedding the shelf widget into WordPress. I am considering, however, compiling a … Continue reading Recommended Reading?
First, I'll just announce that the non-chocolate book is back in town. 😉 Now, I'll actually write about things relevant to the subject line. As a voracious reader, I'm quite familiar with the expression "devouring books." But I've never seen that taken literally until today. Ann Reardon's How to Cook That blog and YouTube channel … Continue reading A Chocolate Book…?
Check out the Chapter One conference for young writers, founded by fellow writer and blogger, Julia! She can use your help to promote this year’s event by putting up posters in your community! Read on for more information. 🙂
(This was posted at my own discretion; Ch1Con sounds like a lovely idea and I’m happy to help out. 😉 )
Hey there! Do you know a school or library or bookstore (or other awesome place) that might be interested in putting up some Ch1Con flyers? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you a copy! (And, of course, be eternally grateful.)