November. I blinked and it’s gone. This was a month of so much. Some days too much to be honest! But I can’t let the month slip away without acknowledging all the good. My family has been under one roof this whole month! Due to his college shut down, my son has been home for… Continue reading Turning the Page on November
Pop the Bronze Balloon is here! It soared onto the horizon today and I’m so ready to burst! I now have a trilogy!! It honestly feels just as exciting and nerve wracking as it did in 2018 when Spin the Golden Light Bulb debuted! Writing books for kids has been one of the most amazing… Continue reading Pop the Bronze Balloon is Here!
Hello! It’s been awhile since I checked in with you. I hope you’ve been well! I haven’t been blogging much but I have been writing. A lot! So much writing actually and so much revising. I’m working on a manuscript that has totally reignited my love for writing middle grade… not that I ever lost… Continue reading The Day Before a Book is Born
Writing at home means writing wherever it works at the moment. Today’s writing spot is the kitchen. At least the Kuerig is close by! Our kitchen is pretty bright. The sun fills it with just enough light to keep me motivated. On a very rare occasion, it’s quiet too. So here I am in my… Continue reading Magic Writing Potion
Hey guys, Are you a member of Writer Moms, Inc.? It’s a group on Facebook for, you guessed it—writers who are also moms. If that’s you, then now is a great time to join because on Saturday, September 26 they’re hosting a free virtual conference for writers. Pre-recorded video sessions will be posted beginning at… Continue reading Writer Moms Inc. Virtual Conference
Hey all! I’m doing a giveaway on Twitter! With Pop the Bronze Balloon releasing in less than 2 months, I thought I’d help a few of you catch up on my middle grade series by giving away paperback copies of the first two books: Spin the Golden Light Bulb and Flip the Silver Switch. So,… Continue reading The Crimson Five Book Giveaway on Twitter!
Hey everyone, Happy September! Where in the world did the summer go? I seriously have no idea! But I have to admit I’m not too sad about it because it means we're that much closer to pub day for Pop the Bronze Balloon! If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, you know that this book… Continue reading Book Trailer: POP THE BRONZE BALLOON
Hey guys, I'm just popping on here to tell you about BookCamp 2020. It's a virtual summer camp for kids run by Lovereading.org. Children's Author, Ella Schwarz is the mastermind behind it and she's put together an amazing camp! We all know that so many camps and activities for kids have been cancelled this summer… Continue reading Love Reading’s BookCamp 2020
Hey all, Even writers on a deadline need a break, right? Right. So, I’m jumping on here to talk about the very reason I have a deadline this week: Pass Pages. I’m reading through final pass pages for Pop the Bronze Balloon and my deadline is the end of the month. Obviously I’m cutting it… Continue reading What Even Are Pass Pages?
Hey all, I had a different post planned for today. It’s a topic I’m sure you guys will be interested in at some point. But right now, it’s still only halfway written. No matter how hard I tried this week, I just couldn’t find the pockets of time to finish it. I’m on a deadline… Continue reading The Messiness of Writing