I ask and answer my own questions. Who better to reveal the real me?
Do you have an inspirational picture, photo or saying that you look to when you are depressed or have a terminal case of writers block?
Yes. It’s that any day when you can make someone smile is a good […]
Thank you, Kim, for telling us about your new series!
Tell us about the GAMER SQUAD series.
GAMER SQUAD is three-book series about a group of gamer kids who have to save their town from mobile game related disasters. The books have humor and heart, encourage girls in STEM, and focus on a […]
“Creepy Crawley Science”
S.T.E.M. (or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) might not sound interesting to you. But, did you know when you play with Legos you’re using a form of engineering to create something?
And, who isn’t interested in flying cars, robots, and undersea ships? Well, those things are simply science, technology, […]
“How Do You Engage Restless Fourth Graders During the Last Weeks of School? With a Good Book, Of Course!”
This spring I was asked to fill in for a fourth grade teacher on maternity leave. I was excited to get back in the classroom, though a little nervous about taking over during those […]
In my middle-grade novel Poop (don’t giggle), the main character’s journey is one of finding his maturity. He goes from a ten year old boy who believes that the world is out to get him to realizing that not only is the world indifferent to him, it […]
“Using Your Personal Real Estate to Create Characters, Setting, and Conflict”
One of the trickiest things for me, as a writer, is figuring out where to begin. I imagine it could be a challenge for students, too. So many decisions to make as you begin… Who is the main character? What does s/he […]
“Thank You, Teachers!”
There are two types of people I like to spend time listening to and talking with. First are teachers, particularly elementary school teachers, who have consistently been the most important influencers in my life. This started with my mother who was a public school teacher in Dedham, Massachusetts.
Teachers were […]
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