A Word After a Word is Power.

Margaret Atwood


  • 2020 Book Releases

    2020 Book Releases

    This unprecedented time has impacted every aspect of our lives, including the lives of our favorite authors. As a result, many authors have had their books delayed, launches and signings canceled or postponed in definitely. While this may seem insignificant to some, these events have a direct impact on the livelihood of the author. While […]

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  • Resources for Writers

    Resources for Writers

    Are you interested in writing for children or young adults, but don’t know where to start? Below is a list of my favorite resources that have helped me navigate the unforgettable world of writing for young audiences. I’ve posted these under the “Resources for Writers” tab at the top of the page for easy access. […]

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  • Writing Prompt: Courage

    Writing Prompt: Courage

    Last night, I was having a conversation with my oldest child about what it means to have courage. One of his teachers defined it as going up against an external force that could hurt you, but you do it anyway. While that definition isn’t wrong, it doesn’t cover the full meaning of the word courage. […]

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  • Writing Prompt: Career Day

    Writing Prompt: Career Day

    For this week’s writing prompt, I want you to think about your dream career. What do you want to do with your life? I know. That’s a big question and we don’t always have the answer, but I want you to take a minute to think about it. If you could choose any career, what […]

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  • Writing Prompt: Sensory Details

    Writing Prompt: Sensory Details

    For today’s writing prompt, I want you to think about sensory details and how we use them in writing. For this prompt, I want you to make or simply think about your favorite food or meal. Write a list and answer the following questions: What do you see? Note colors and textures. Is there steam? […]

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  • Writing Prompt: Mary Oliver

    Writing Prompt: Mary Oliver

    Since it is National Poetry month, I wanted to do something a little different today. Below is a quote from Mary Oliver. Read it and think about it. What does it mean to you? How do you interpret it? What does it make you think of? Once you’ve examined the quote, I want you to […]

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