Back to School-Part II

Yesterday I spoke about writing with my son’s fifth grade class. I’d never spoken for the elementary grades before and found myself wondering how much they would understand. Silly me! These kids were bright, enthusiastic, and ready to have some writing...

A New Look

I’m currently updating my blog for a cleaner, funner look. Tell me what you think. What’s missing? What’s too much? Have any suggestions? I’d love to hear them.After all, I’m all about feedback.

Happy Mother’s Day!

In my local newspaper yesterday, I read an article that claimed if a mom got paid a salary based on her working hours and job skills, she’d be earning a national average of almost $117,000.00 a year. Fools that we are, we’ve decided to settle for breakfast...

Back to School–Part 1

Yesterday I spent the day at our local high school, speaking to 11th grade English classes about The Writing Process and Voice. What a blast! I thoroughly enjoy these discussions because the kids start out thrilled that they don’t have to listen to their teacher...