Today, I’m hosting a stop on children’s author Sunayna Prasad’s A Curse of Mayhem Blog Tour. This is the second
I’m excited to unveil a new component of my blog, in which I’ll regularly feature Question & Answer Interviews with
…James is a model child—a great student, athlete, son, and brother. He can be counted on to do the right thing, stand up to bad guys, handle difficult situations and problem-solve well. Mandy is smart and funny, feisty and outspoken, and tough, yet she is also a reliable, well-behaved, well-liked child. Rosco is my clown and troublemaker…
It was our tradition to visit a pumpkin patch in the countryside every fall, to spend the day soaking up the autumn colors–as much as this was possible in sunny Southern California–and bring home pumpkins for the doorstep, which we’d ultimately carve for Halloween.
“It might be a Tuesday, but it is August. Parking at each of these places is going to be tricky,
…She learned how to dive. She shot ten bulls-eyes over the course of a week of intensive archery practice. She made a friendship bracelet. (“Two kinds, actually.”) She tie-dyed a T-shirt. She went on a night hike without flashlights…
Home From Summer Camp.
A Parent’s View of How Things at Camp Have and Haven’t Changed. My eleven-year-old daughter is home from a week
In the first of a new short series of blog posts, I’ll be answering some of the questions I’ve frequently been asked
Does this sound like you? You’ve written a great story (or work of non-fiction). You’ve fine-tuned it, rewritten it, labored
When in the midst of writing a new story, I tend to do what I call ‘live-action’ research to make the