WIP Summit 2024

The Women in Publishing Summit (WIP Summit 2024) is an online conference. It is held the first week of March and it features women, and those who identify as women, who are authors, editors and publishing professionals. It’s a multi-day virtual event. All sessions are held LIVE on Zoom, and the conference covers topics on … Read more

Always Be Connecting

“Always be connecting” is a phrase I have heard over and over again from fellow authors. There is value in connecting with other writers, no matter where you are in your author journey. I highly recommend connecting with others who share similar goals. Writing is mostly a solitary activity with you and your computer. Connecting … Read more

Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week is an annual celebration of children’s books and reading. Since 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, young people across the country participate by attending events at schools, libraries, bookstores, celebrating at home and engaging with authors online and in person. The 2023 Children’s Book Week … Read more

In Person Author Events (Part 1)

This weekend I had the pleasure of participating in two author events. In person author events are wonderful. I enjoy meeting parents, teachers, children and other authors. I love sharing my books with children and listening to what children have to say about my books, reading and writing. Opportunity to connect with other local authors … Read more

Do you Believe?

Last weekend I attended the Believe Live 2023 Event in Niagara on the Lake, Canada. This event was designed to help authors and aspiring authors answer the question, Do you believe? There were guest speakers, success panels, exercises, activities and a workbook to help us answer the question – Do you believe? This event guided … Read more

Calling All Authors!

Calling all authors, especially picture book authors. Attending an author event is an opportunity to be inspired, connect with writers, and stay current on all things writing and publishing. As a bonus, you might even get a few tips about improving your writing. I will be heading to the Believe 2023 event shortly. This event … Read more