I’m excited that 4 classrooms have already registered for my next Nepris interactive event to Teach Writing Without a Pencil. I love to write for kids but even better– is teaching kids to love to write.
Just in time to make your teacher ‘Very Happy.” The perfect gift for the homeschool mom or anyone who wants to help students excel at writing and love it. Teach Writing Without a Pencil is a collection of games and activities to help students improve their writing skills. Strong verbs, authentic voice, cohesive flow, and [read more…]
“Spy Cam One Kindle Version Free for Five Days, ” Digby barks as he sniffs through the house. He smells Spinach and suspects there might be Veggie Terrorist nearby. Beginning July 16, 2016, to support our official National Spinach Day, Digby wants to give away some Kindle versions of Spy Cam One. To make sure you know [read more…]
I hate birthdays with zeroes in them. They sound so real–decadeish. That’s really a good thing.Right? Another decade? I decided a long time a go to never grow up. So as I get older, I need to take heed to the words in scripture, “You must become as a little child…” This applies to birthdays [read more…]
What Super Hero does your pet exemplify, represent, symbolize, stand for, be the incarnation of? Digby in my newest children’s book, thinks he’s more than the First Family’s Dog. He is White House Security, the best of the best, and he does a great job for President Jonathan Landry, in spite of P.C. the cat [read more…]
To teach students to write without a pencil, pen, computer, ipad, or even paper you only need one thing–a student. Wait! You also need to put away your grammar book for a while. Teach grammar and spelling at a totally separate hour, day or week. Wait! Add to that list… fun–you must have fun to [read more…]
Did You Hear Something? It sounds like scratching at the door. I bet it’s Digby and he’s wanting out into the world to share his crazy antics as self-appointed White House Security. Gee, I love writing for kids! I’ve enjoy the last ten years of being an editor for a magazine, but I’ve missed having [read more…]
When I dress for a school visits, I think, “No Dorky Clothes…but look different from teachers.” Dressing for a the Women’s Clubs, I think, “Nice and classy.” Dressing for a Barnes and Noble type book-signing, I think, “What says…’No, I don’t work here and the bathroom is that-a-way.” Dressing for the Prayer Garden book talk [read more…]