So sorry to have been absent for so long! 2018 has not gotten off to a great start. Between traveling to Houston twice for my father's surgery, an ice storm trapping in us in the hospital and the flu/strep/pneumonia hitting everyone in my household it's been one heck of a ride! But, I'm jumping back … Continue reading Mentor Monday
Back on January 10, I was lucky enough to help author Jacquie Sewell celebrate the debut of her nonfiction picture book Mighty Mac the Bridge That Michigan Built. If you missed my interview with her, please hop over and learn about her process and how Mighty Mac came to be. It's a great story! Today, … Continue reading Master Study Monday – Mighty Mac the Bridge That Michigan Built
Welcome to another Mentor Monday! I am very excited to review and study this week's book AFTER THE FALL:HOW HUMPTY DUMPTY GOT BACK UP AGAIN by Dan Santat. This well crafted picture book quickly became my favorite of 2017. Dan Santat took a well loved nursery rhyme, difficult subjects (depression, fear and overcoming obstacles) and … Continue reading Mentor Monday-After the Fall
Happy Monday! I thought today’s book would be perfect for Halloween! Living within driving distance of Roswell, New Mexico, we embrace all things space alien! WHEN YOUR ALIEN RETURNS is one of my favorite books. Of course, I love anything written by Tammi Sauer! She has the ability to use humor in order to demonstrate … Continue reading Master Study Monday- Your Alien Returns
A lemming is a small, cute, little rodent that is found on the tundra in the Arctic. So what does the lemming have to do with writing you ask? Quite a bit, if you follow along with my crazy thread! Please hear me out before you quit following my blog. As writers, we may see … Continue reading Leaping Lemmings
I apologize for being MIA for the last month or so. Things in the LaCombe Maison (house) have been wild. It all started with school getting out in May. Who can work with 2 teen girls demanding your attention? I must admit though, I love having them home. They have turned into pretty cool human … Continue reading I’m Back!