Elizabeth Gibson, Ellen Klages, Hope Clark, Margaret Duarte, SCBWI, Selene Castrovilla, The Green Glass Sea, The Speculative Salon, White Sands Red Menace

This and That and Ellen Klages

I had a good day today. First I met with my good friend and fellow writer, JaNay Brown. We are working on a collection of seasonal poems and are making great progress. She’s a very talented writer, and I am excited to be working with her on this project. I felt pretty energized after our… Continue reading This and That and Ellen Klages

Book Give-Away, Dawn Lairamore, Elmore Leonard, Holly Goldberg Sloan, Jame Richards, Jane Yolen, Joyce M. Hostetter, Mary McGarry Morris, Selene Castrovilla, Shannon Wiersbitzky

Forget Black Friday…and a Book Give-Away

Forget the crowds and the lines and staying up all night. Give the gift of stories and reading this year. AND you don’t have to spend a lot of time sorting through all the books out there. I’ve been writing book reviews for this blog and for the Sacramento Book Review this year, so I… Continue reading Forget Black Friday…and a Book Give-Away

Carolyn Yoder, Highlights Founders Workshops, Highlights Magazine, Kate Messner, Selene Castrovilla, Writer's Retreats, Writer's Workshops

A Magical Highlights Retreat

It has been a while since I’ve posted, but I’ve been away at a writer’s retreat and have been far too busy to blog –in a good way.First, some news – I want to announce I had a poem (one that I really think is a rhyming picture book) called The Monster Hairy Brown, chosen… Continue reading A Magical Highlights Retreat