I thought long and hard about this post title, since it humbles me to admit how absent I have been from my public-facing writing life. (Hint, it was NOT about COVID.) There are good reasons for my radio-silence (as old-timers say). I issued this new- newsletter post to summarize what’s been going on in my… Read more »
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Some News, and Catching Up!
As we reach the second half of the short month of February, I’m belatedly poking my head above ground to apologize for my absence in recent months. Some intense personal demands occupied my full attention since early Fall. I’m overdue on newsletters, blog posts, and reviews. The good news is that there has been some… Read more »
Blogs Welcome IS IT OVER?
On July 6, launch day, our picture book was welcomed to the world, virtually. with a book-birthday-blast on the blog of prolific and generous author, Vivian Kirkfield. She graciously featured IS IT OVER? with a brief note from me, then added simple introductions to illustrator Rebecca S. Hirsch and me, and is hosting a randomized… Read more »
Counting Down the Days! Is It Over?
Here’s a quick update on the release of my first picture book, officially releasing on June 6, 2021. It is now listed at retailers, so you can click to find it where you prefer to shop: Amazon: Barnes Noble: Target: Support independent booksellers via Indiebound: and, of course, PenIt! Publications, where you… Read more »
Cover Reveal for IS IT OVER?
When you choose a picture book and steps up to a counter, or click on a web page shopping cart, the last thing on your mind is the complex journey that brought that particular book to your hands You may select a picture book based on cover appeal, a catchy title, the back blurb, the… Read more »