Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC

Brian Kelly, Onslow County Fire Marshal, and I started a mission two years ago to put fire helmets and safety my stories in Onslow County elementary schools and select preschools.  In 2015, we visited elementary schools and select preschools and presented them with fire helmets and copies of What Should Daisy Do. Kelly hosted a … Continue reading Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC

The 2nd annual #50PRECIOUSWORDS Writing Challenge by Vivian Kirkfield

I'm so excited that it's time for the 2nd writing challenge I'm participating in this year. In honor of Dr. Seuss and his many contributions to children's literature, Vivian Kirkfield challenges kidlit writers to create children's stories using 50 words or less. Here's the first #50PRECIOUSWORDS story I've done. It's a re-write of a short … Continue reading The 2nd annual #50PRECIOUSWORDS Writing Challenge by Vivian Kirkfield

In Honor of Dr. Seuss – Share a Book!

Dr. Seuss inspired great story-telling and imagination with his amazing characters and nonsensical words. His books still make reading fun for all ages. In honor of his birthday this coming Thursday, let's spend this week going through our book cases and finding books that we can share, share, share! Now, I'm not telling you to … Continue reading In Honor of Dr. Seuss – Share a Book!