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 →

Writers are masters of language, and yet, that doesn’t begin to describe their true power. As a writer, I always enjoy hearing the words of wisdom from the greats—past and present. Not only does it inspire me to write, but it also fills me with a sense of joy and ease. Knowing these greats felt.. read more →

As an author, I’ve found some wonderful tools and resources to improve my writing and provide a better reading experience for my readers. Since these resources are great, not only for writers but for anyone who puts pen to paper–or fingers to keyboard, here are some of the free tools I recommend to help your.. read more →

As we write the last word of our story, we might think we are done. After all, we’ve spent countless hours researching, writing, and sweating over our prose to bring readers into the worlds we’ve created. The truth is—we’re far from it. We don’t want our first drafts to be presented to our readers. We.. read more →

Currently knee deep working on my upcoming book release, I can’t help but think about all the hard work that goes into any sort of artistic endeavor. That got me thinking of all the authors who have supported me along the way, as well as those who I’ve supported. As artists, we’re aware of what.. read more →