author interviews

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July 6, 2015

It’s July, and I’m officially the Featured Author of the Month for the Missouri Society of Children’s Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI). In my interview with fellow author and Missouri-SCBWI member Peggy Archer, I talk about everything from writer’s block to agents, with a hummingbird somewhere in the middle! Featured Author of the Month PAL Author […]

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Come Play the Game!

July 8, 2013

Summer is a great time to play that classic childhood game known as “tag.” Now some children’s authors have given “tag” a new twist, and are calling it “Blog Hop.” Here’s how it works: I was “tagged” by author Peggy Archer to answer questions about my writing on my blog, then I”tag” three other writers […]

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“Sit, Stay,Write!”: Writing the Ruff — um, the Rough — Draft

September 15, 2010

That first draft of a story can be rough going – maybe that’s why they call it a “rough” draft.  The sheer act of facing a blank page can be daunting enough. Sometimes it’s tough to write that first sentence. And once you do, how should you proceed? Should you, as Randi Rivers, Jeanie’s editor at […]

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