I’ve always been one to gaze at the stars. I find them endlessly fascinating and could spend hours doing so. As long as it’s not freezing cold like it can be in winter here in Alaska when it’s the best time to go star gazing in Anchorage (because it’s ACTUALLY dark unlike summer). So naturally, […]
I’m very excited to announce today’s TWO winners. Each will receive a copy of one of Matt Forrest Esenwine’s books reviewed in the last Simply 7 interview.
This October I was able to make another trip to Highlights for a poetry workshop. It was WONDERFUL! I wrote a ton of poems, was inspired every single day, and a bond was forged with MANY new friends. I don’t think I could’ve predicted that. Not to this extent. So it was that I met […]
First, let me thank all of you who reached out to find out if I was safe after the earthquake on Friday. I’m safe and so are my hubby, family, and friends. It was terrifying, but we all survived it. We’re picking up the pieces and trying to return to normal as quickly as possible. […]
It’s that time of year again! I’m not quite ready yet to admit defeat on trying to do the Holidoodle thing with others of the illustration persuasion. It seems like a daily challenge is a bit difficult during the holidays, as is a multiple series with a character challenge (like last year). So this year […]
It’s not quite Christmas time yet, but as we near the holidays I’m always on the lookout for a new Christmas book that captures my attention (and isn’t just trying to be commercial). Today’s Simply 7 is about a VERY cute Christmas book that I just had to share.
Today’s interview is intriguing. Here is a picture book that could stand alone as a story, and maybe even have something to say about accepting others or dealing with change. Yet there is also a subtle educational chord that is being played in the background of this musical story. This is how you write a […]