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Brain splurge & a burning question...

It’s been quiet on the blogging front because it’s been hectic – so apologies to all.

It ended up easier than I expected to adjust to the cold weather in Ireland after my Cambodia trip; … 769 more words

A Writer's Life


I’ve never read Robert Fulgham’s All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. I imagine that I’d buy into the general gist of it, but as someone who is so WAY past kindergarten I would probably also rebel, because there is so much that I have learned  740 more words

Writing For Children

Hey! That's writing, too!

With the exception of Sherlock Holmes, I’ve never been a big fan of mysteries. I prefer to watch them, rather than read them. I love the late Jeremy Brett’s version of Sherlock and was instantly hooked by Benedict  Cumberbatch’s modern version. 471 more words


Animals as Fictional Characters by Jody Staton

Books, most especially children’s books, are full of all sorts of animal characters. Their portrayals cover a long continuum, from completely realistic, to being so anthropomorphized that the animals are depicted as nearly human. 580 more words

Stories For Children

Kindle School Rocks!

On Wednesday, 2-25-2015, I had the pleasure of an author visit at the Elwood Kindle School in Pitman, NJ.  While there, I met some amazing fourth and fifth graders who shared some of their knowledge of what life was like 100 years ago.  169 more words


Tell a fairy tale day

Yesterday I wrote about my plans for today, Tell a Fairy Tale Day, and how I set myself a challenge to write a new fairy tale story in a day. 272 more words


Nicobobinus, the Boy Who Can Do Anything


Please click here to read my review of ‘Nicobobinus’ which was written to celebrate Red Ladder Theatre’s 2015 production based on the book by Terry Jones. 12 more words

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