Rosco the Rascal Trick-or-Treats: a new short story

Hi readers, My favorite season is here–fall! And Halloween is right around the corner. And because my young readers have been asking me for a few years to write a Halloween story, I finally did! And guess what? I published … Continue reading Rosco the Rascal Trick-or-Treats: a new short story

5 Picture Books to Inspire Summer Adventures

Reblogged from The Children’s Book Review Sponsored by Two LionsLauren Kerstein | The Children’s Book Review | May 21, 2019 The lure of summer is so strong—almost like a living, breathing, palpable force. Endless days of sunshine, adventures, and courageous firsts stretch … Continue reading 5 Picture Books to Inspire Summer Adventures

HOLIDAY BOOKS Yule Be Sorry: An Unconventional Christmas Tale

Today in my holiday books roundup I’m featuring a middle grade book by British author Clare Allison. Yule Be Sorry: An Unconventional Christmas Tale is for children ages nine and over. It fuses a heart-warming story with adventure, villains and … Continue reading HOLIDAY BOOKS Yule Be Sorry: An Unconventional Christmas Tale

New Release!

I am thrilled to announce that my Christmas-themed book is finally available! Rosco the Rascal and the Holiday Lights James’ and Mandy’s neighborhood has taken first place in the holiday lights Best Block contest. But will Rosco’s attempts to help, … Continue reading New Release!

The Obsession of Writing-Why Do I Write? By Mackenzie Reide

…I remember reading a biography of Sting and how he was asked to describe his music. He realized that he couldn’t call it a hobby because that description was not strong enough, yet he couldn’t call it a business because he was at a job interview. Continue reading The Obsession of Writing-Why Do I Write? By Mackenzie Reide