Jan 232019
 

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My talk to students about overcoming reading and writing  learning styles. 

Jan 042019
 
Nepris Likes My PJs

I love school visits. Since so many schools cannot afford author visits and as an author, I have to take off from writing, change out of my PJs and travel to a school. I still do that because I love kids. But due to the great work of the Nepris team, I can stay in [read more…]

Nov 242018
 
First Day of Christmas- 6 Gifts for Writing Your Story

Chicken Soup for a Sick Scene and Sequel – A Tool to Engage Your Audience I love family stories. Remember sitting around the table, telling stories, often the same stories year after year. It doesn’t matter what you’re writing–it can be a historical thriller or a book for your family. Chicken Soup story is a good way to [read more…]

Aug 082018
 
Instead of an Apple

Giving  the teacher an apple to polish her up for the year and convince her that little Johnny possesses excellent skills is outdated. Why not make sure Johnny is an excellent writer by playing writing games from Teach Writing Without a Pencil with him. Give the teach a copy also.  She will love it and [read more…]

Jul 162018
 
Thinking of Tanya

Thinking of my sister-in-law, Tanya, today.  She gave amazing parties in the doll world. This Tanya receiving the doll the Madame Alexander company created in Tanya’s likeness to raise money for breast cancer victims. At one she spot-lighted me and hosted me as a speaker. I sold a lot of  books and dolls. Marketing can [read more…]

Dec 022017
 
Fun with Texas Songs

Fun with Sommer Elementary 2nd Grade and their teacher Sue Beardsley. The best part is when the 2nd-graders sing. I talked about “The Yellow Rose of Texas” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas” and of course–my books and writing games.  Nepris did an amazing job of filtering my wrinkles and cutting mistakes. Texas Songs [read more…]

Nov 132017
 
Got Hat. Riding to Rescue Young Authors!

Yes, I am back in the saddle again. Hat,  boots and fully load with answers on being an Author. Yes, Im exhsusted just from getting the boots on.  But I get to hang with darling, Trail Blazers. There might be a few young authors.