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Category Archives: Writing

C.S. Lewis on Writing for Children

Those that know me well know that my deep love of children’s fantasy books can trace roots back to The Chronicles of Narnia. C.S. Lewis is my favorite children’s author. I enjoyed both reading and books before discovering Narnia, but it was the Narnian world that revealed to me the true escape the most special books […]

Keeping an open mind….

When I do school visits, something I like to tell the kids is that they need to keep their mind open so ideas are free to fall inside.  As a writer, especially as a writer for children, it’s very important to be open to suggestion. And a suggestion might show up anywhere. Keeping an open […]

Shel Silverstein and a nap.

DH and I have been staying up VERY late.  But I’ve been getting up with my daughter to get her off to school each day.  I like the quiet time in the morning.  It helps me think and get things done.  However, by midday I’m dragging.  This afternoon I had to take a nap, but before dozing […]

Another favorite story that never sold!

Well, you all my remember A Quilt for Fergus McGinny, which is a book I wrote that never sold.  Here is another book I wrote which never sold.  Enjoy! (Please excuse formatting errors–this will just not post in the prettiest fashion!) See Ya Later, Alice Gator! by Karma Wilson  Alice Gator lived all alone in Gullywater […]