I want a pizza. I call Pizza Hotline. I want an idea for a new story I call… Where do I call when I need an idea for a story or a post? Who delivers that? The more I write, the more
I had a great time talking to four classes at Malcolm Elementary about writing last week. So bright! There were a couple of great questions. One fourth grade girl assumed I was famous (I had after all written two books).
My books are available in a lot of interesting places. Amazon. My website. An art gallery. A funky local gas station. A hair salon–Cuttin’ Loose near La Plata, MD. The hair salon is the queen of all sellers. I went in
I write a lot. One of my commitments to myself for 2016 is to make more of my writing available. Of all I wrote in the last few years, A little became my children’s books, Momma Tree and A Farmer’s Alphabet. A
My new book, A Farmer’s Alphabet, with amazing illustrations by Christina Allen, grew out of my many trips to Christina’s farm during the development of the Momma Tree illustrations. I was astounded at the diversity of life on her farm.
Foot in mouth syndrome. Most of us have a little of it. Some of us are rife with it. What’s to be done? Four quick suggestions. Listen more. The more you listen, the better you understand. The better you understand, the
A friend referred me to “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo. Was this a hint? Um…yeah. I love the book. According to Kondo, tidying a home, office, garage, or international space station has two simple steps: (1) get
I had the good fortune to attend the James River Writers Conference this past weekend (www.jamesriverwriters.org). I cannot give you an exhaustive list of all the good things I saw and all the good people I met. There’s not enough
You are cordially invited to a Momma Tree book signing! On Saturday, Nov. 8, from 11AM to 2PM, I will be at Booknuts Booksellers (4459 Crain Hwy, White Plains, MD 20695 www.booknutsbookstore.com) to sign copies of Momma Tree! Also, you