The most important work… Everyone’s life is an every-single-kind-of-genre novel, I think. All the genre’s are mixed up and intertwined with the next. We may have some romance, some drama, some comedy, perhaps a little fantasy-adventure, too. The contemporary realism section or genre of my novel might be entitled, “Child-like Faith.” I have desired to … More Children Are Not a Distraction
Walter Plume and the Dehydrated Imagination is officially released today! What a blessing it has been to work with Cedar Fort Publishing and Media on the publication of my book. They are a caring and kind group of people. I believe that God is faithful in all things and your dreams can come true, too! … More What Does Walter Like? Dislike?
The pitted, furrowed road was not kind to the dusty white van. Our tired bodies jerked this way and that. We bounced along past piles of debris, slatted wood homes, and crumbling graffiti-riddled walls on each side of us. Being our second day outside Mazatlan, Mexico, the scene outside our windows was a familiar one. Although, a … More And Then There Were Eleven
I would love to hear some fun factoids about you! Leave a comment below after you check out this silly video. ______________________ Walter Plume and the Dehydrated Imagination Walter’s summer looks downright boring. But before his imagination breathes its last breath, Walter stumbles into a mystical land–a land where he has a special power! … More Author Factoids
Hi, friends! I was tinkled pink when Ladybug Magazine accepted, Not Now, Natalie! over a year ago. And now they have placed it in their Nov./Dec. holiday issue. The illustrations by John Joven are brilliant, with just the right amount of quirkiness. You can check out his work here: http://www.johnjoven.com You can pick up an … More Not Now, Natalie!
Are you wondering what books to have your kids dig into this summer? Check out the American Library’s list of notable children’s books. I’m going to pick up a few of these for those occasional lazy Saturday mornings. http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb Chandler is loaded up with books from the library!
Let us start the new year on top of the mountain! Each day is filled with new mercies and forgiveness. You have within you all the creativity and intellect to start strong. Strap on your Velcro shoes, wrap yourself in your snow coat and beanie, look towards the horizon and walk forward. Each grace-filled … More Start on Top!
Children are so real and straightforward. My husband and I serve in the “Blue Room” every other Sunday morning at church. The kids range from two to four years old. We always have a story to tell when we walk away from that rambunctious storm of emotions and brutal honesty. Recently, during one of … More Petey and His Ice Cream Cone