June

June 29, 2009

Q & A with Children’s Non-Fiction Writer

From time to time, I’m interviewing some of my readers, because I think we all can benefit from good info and expertise. And, I’m hearing that […]
June 22, 2009

Interview with Author Christina Katz: We’re Talkin’ Book Deals and Platforms

I am so excited to have this helpful Q& A with author Christina Katz on my blog today! She will stop by again today or tomorrow […]
June 15, 2009

Straight from the Source: A Book Editor Helps You With Those 5 Little Words

When writers see the five words “it doesn’t fit our needs” in the inbox, we’re left scratching our heads, walking in circles around our houses, muttering […]
June 12, 2009

And the winner is…

My daughter has picked Susan Mitchell Petty’s entry as the winner! The contest, to describe the word “irony” to a 6 year old, ran last week. […]
June 6, 2009

Do you want to practice writing for kids? Free ice cream for the winner!

This morning my six-and-a-half year-old daughter asked me what “ironic” means. Even though I live and breathe words, I couldn’t figure out a great way to […]
June 2, 2009

Nice and Easy: The Tale of a Tortoise

I spotted these guys while chaperoning my son’s class field trip to the zoo. Sure, most of the kids whizzed on by them, in pursuit of […]
June 2, 2009

Nice and Easy: The Tale of a Tortoise

I spotted these guys while chaperoning my son’s class field trip to the zoo. Sure, most of the kids whizzed on by them, in pursuit of […]