What makes families so special?  Last month we celebrated Mother’s Day. Father’s Day is right around the corner. While those special days give us the opportunity to reflect, celebrate, and create new memories. There are 363 others days to celebrate our love and caring for those and others who make up our families. A loving.. read more →

Whether you’re new to the writing life–or a seasoned pro–there are always opportunities to grow your writing skills to stay fresh or find your voice as a writer. If you’re looking to grow as a writer this summer, I’ve got five simply ways to do just that. Read. Read often. Reading may be one of.. read more →

When you think of writing a book, research may not be the first thing that comes to mind. The truth is, however, research is an incredibly necessary step to creating rich settings, ensuring accurate portrayals of real world processes, professions and more. It can help you get things right and–in many cases–can take you down.. read more →

So you’ve written–or are writing–a book and want to begin promoting it to readers around the world. Good news–it’s now easier than ever for an author to get their name out there without the backing of a huge book deal. For those who are going it alone, there are four excellent ways to get your.. read more →

Reading and writing are essential skills. In today’s world information is more and more likely to be shared digitally through the written word. For some children, the love of reading and writing comes naturally, but others may take some guidance towards love–and mastery–of the crafts. If you’re looking to get a young person of any.. read more →