Category Archives: publishing

The Work of My Hands

I come from a family of highly intelligent, highly educated, extremely hardworking and successful overachievers. So, naturally, I married an overachiever, and then gave birth to another overachiever. I have always been proud just to know these people, and prouder still to be able to call myself “daughter”, “granddaughter”, “niece”, “wife”, “mother”, “aunt”, or “sister”Continue Reading

Livin’ the Dream

If you read my blog regularly, then you know that after precisely fifty-four bazillion rewrites, my second middle grade novel, Lula Bell on Geekdom, Freakdom & the Challenges of Bad Hair, FINALLY found a publishing home – yippeeee! What you probably don’t know is that more than one publishing house offered Lula Bell…a home –Continue Reading

There’s No Crying in Writing!

Tom Hanks once famously said, “There’s no crying in baseball!” And he was right. Professional baseball players don’t cry about baseball, because 1.) They’re tough, disciplined, seasoned athletes, and 2.) For those who choose it as their life’s work, baseball is sheer joy. Just as there is no crying in baseball, there is no cryingContinue Reading