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

Happy 2nd Birthday Gertie!

As a former teacher, I believe that there is a lesson in most things. The lessons I have learned from Gertie Saves the Day could fill a notebook or two. Hard as it is to believe, it has been two years since Gertie Saves the Day was published. Happy 2nd Birthday Gertie! My launch date was September 8th and … Read more

Selling Books on Consignment

I have been thinking about selling books on consignment. Specifically, my children’s books. Other authors are doing it, so I decided I should give it a try. Truth is, I know nothing about selling books on consignment. I didn’t understand how it worked or where I should begin. The good news is there are a … Read more

Author School Visits

Author school visits build relationships between children and the written word. Meeting authors can inspire children to write and make connections with lessons they are learning in their classrooms. School visits encourage reading and writing for fun and often motivate reluctant or struggling readers and writers. After an author visit, children often see themselves as … Read more