Thankful For Many Splendid Things – New Client, Cynsations Post and More!

To me October is all about celebrating the many blessings we encounter partly because growing up in Canada, the Canadian Thanksgiving holiday always fell on the second Monday in October. So once October arrives, I naturally begin recounting the many splendid things I’m grateful for and this month I’ve much to be thankful for. I’m […]

ReaderKidZ Review – Grandfather Gandhi

There’s been so many exciting things happening for me and my friends in 2014. Today, I’d like to share a special book with you and an incredible journey of inspiration, passion, and perseverance. The book I’m referring to is Grandfather Gandhi, co-authored by my dear friend Bethany Hegedus and Arun Gandhi, illustrated by Evan Turk […]

Literary News in and Around Austin

There’s so much happening in and around the Greater Austin area and I’m looking forward to filling you in on all things literary! Screened-in porch at The Writing Barn This past Wednesday, I spent the day at Bethany Hegedus’ The Writing Barn with writing buddies Donna Bowman Bratton, Samantha Clark, Nikki Loftin and Vanessa Lee who […]

Hunger Mountain Submission Call and eBay Auction

Children’s and Young Adult editor Bethany Hegedus for Hunger Mountain is reaching out for a submissions call to celebrate the life and work of author/illustrator Maurice Sendak. Not surprising that Hunger Mountain, a literary magazine, is leading the way in the kidlit community to herald the man who brought children’s literature to a whole other […]

Why We Write for Children

At this time in the season, I always find myself sitting back and reflecting about the many things I’m thankful for such as my family, air in my lungs, a roof over my head, words in my head and memories to fill my heart. I’m also thankful for the wonderful writing community I belong to […]