This year I'm appreciating the power of writing contests to focus and spur on creativity. Last year my writing came to a grinding halt once the world shut down and I was consumed with a million new things. Now in 2021, it feels great to be back. I'm actively participating in SCBWI, 12x12 Picture Book … Continue reading My #50PreciousWords entry: Yard Sale Day!
I'm excited to be pitching several of my picture book manuscripts today in the Twitter author pitch party, #PBPitch! If you visit me over there at @SavannahHNN, leave an encouraging comment under the pitches you like but save the ❤s for agents and editors. Thanks!…………Bitsy spider, piggy toes,patty cake and kiss my nose.You hold me … Continue reading It’s Picture Book Pitch Party Time!
This is one of the highlights of my year. I'm so glad to have found Madness! Poetry three years ago. I love this crazy idea of pitting two excellent poets against each other in a pressure-test. We are given a challenge word and just 36 hours to create a clever new poem that both children … Continue reading It’s March… Time for Madness Poetry 2020!
The kids and I eagerly ripped into the boxes that held the treasured first copies of my new poetry book, Humble Beginnings. They are so much brighter and larger and wonderful in real life...