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Snail, Where Are You? by Tomi Ungerer

Snail, Where Are You?  is a charming and delightful search for a snail! Each page has at least one snail-like swirl — could that be the snail?   787 more words

Picture Books

The Value in Writing a Synopsis

The synopsis. In the year or two when I was researching querying, I never really came across references to a synopsis. I always (erroneously) assumed that you send agents a query letter and the first X amount of pages of your MS and sit back and let the rejections – I mean responses – roll in. 1,545 more words



This is new. In case you don’t recognize it, it’s called sunshine. On my belly. And my face. And my bits and pieces.

This is new, too. 223 more words

Children's Literature

Reviews: Bayou Magic

Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes (Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Expected Publication May 2015)

Ten-year-old Maddy knows how to make a good jambalaya.  She knows how to cook with her heart, adding just the right amount of spices, rice, meat and vegetables. 537 more words

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Basking in the Spotlight

As an entrepreneur, you don’t get many pats on the back.

Employee/subcontractor appreciation is something you do…not necessarily something you receive. You are your own “wind beneath your wings.” Your back pats are new and repeat business. 337 more words

Children's Books

Flashback Fridays: Inside my bones, inside my meat, inside my heart, inside my FEET! . . .

You’re a youth who lives with his parents in a house near the edge of a dark forest.  You’re nearest neighbor is miles away, so when there’s  a knock on the door in the middle of the night, it’s not likely to be a good thing.   829 more words

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