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Back to My Roots: Non-fiction for Children

For the first time in a while, I’m tackling a non-fiction project that doesn’t have to do with my day job or any of my community volunteer roles. 232 more words


Adventures in Co-Writing


Today’s the day You’re Invited, a new middle grade series about four tween best friends who form a party planning “company”, releases into the world!! 2,054 more words

Children's Books

Writing Out of the Comfort Zone

by Alison Potoma

I consider my writing comfort zone to be chapter books in a series. This is not surprising to me.

Ever since I was little, I have enjoyed series books. 494 more words


Handling Social/Emotional Issues...One PB at a Time.

For today’s post I am delighted to feature 3 children’s book authors who have self-published three delightful and important picture books dealing with some of the social/emotional issues young children encounter as they grow and enter school.  989 more words

Home Schooling Ideas


I Just spent the most delightful morning at East Lindfield Community Pre-School. Armed with a Pirate ship and a pirate manuscript I hit the classroom for some Jolly Roger fun.                                   67 more words

Writing Conferences

Conferences are one of the best investments I make in my writing. Last month I attended the Western Washington SCBWI conference in Redmond, WA. I came away energized ready to plow into revisions and test out new ideas. 200 more words



Squee! That’s right, it’s the post I’ve been hoping to write since I started this whole writing journey! How I got my agent!

Rewind to just over a year ago. 1,066 more words