Jan 252017
 

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. 

Dec 032016
 
My New Book /a GreatTeacher's Gift

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…]

Nov 162016
 
Writing Month

Writing month-November began at Acton Elementary, rushed into a Teach Writing without a Pencil at Ogg Elemtary and today will stretch from coast to coast with about 10 classes on Nepris. Wow! Great kids! Excellent teachers and fun times.  

Jul 112016
 
Free for Five - Something to Bark About

“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…]

Jan 072016
 
Birthday Party 2016

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…]

Dec 272015
 
What Super Hero Does Your Pet Personify?

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…]

Dec 152015
 
Teaching Kids to Write Without a Pencil

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…]

Oct 012015
 
Brawner Intermediate Author Visit

Digby and I are really looking forward to my author visit Friday, October 2nd, 2016 at Brawner Intermediate in Granbury. This is the first time I’m been ask to share with a fourth grade group in  Granbury…my hometown. It will be a good day.

Sep 132014
 
Dressing for a Prayer Garden Book-Signing

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…]