Doing What I Love…

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

   I recently had the pleasure of presenting a writing mini-lesson to a small group of students in Mrs. Proctor’s 2nd grade class.  We discussed using descriptive words and elaboration in our writing.  We stretched the sentence…”The fish was swimming,” into “The little gray fish was swimming fast in the cool blue sea.”  We had so much fun

Have I mentioned….

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

I have been doing some tutoring for reading and writing at Martin Elementary with some 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders this year.  Recently, one of the students made this for me…Have I mentioned how much I have enjoyed tutoring them?  They are so sweet…and hopefully, I also helped them in some small way.  I know they

Purple Pax

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

I want to share some exciting news with you!  I have been looking for a publisher for my newest book, Purple Pax.  I recently sent the manuscript to a few publishers.  Today, I received an email from one of them.  They want to meet with me next week to discuss Purple Pax!  I am hoping for good news!

On the Road Again

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

  Well, I will soon be “On the Road Again!”  I will be going to Oklahoma to read Melody’s Melody to a group of elementary students and talk about how much fun it is to write stories and books!  Maybe my newest book, Purple Pax, will be published by then and I will be able to share it

Purple Pax

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

My newest book Purple Pax is finished!  It is about a crow that discovers a hint of purple in his feathers as he warms himself in the sun.  The crow is so excited when he sees the purple that he can hardly wait to tell his friends.  His friends are not as excited as he is however.  The problems Pax encounters help him to come to

Kaufman Monday Primary

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

Today I had the pleasure of reading Melody’s Melody to Kaufman Monday Primary.  What a great group of 1st and 2nd graders!  We sang, danced and read our way through Melody’s Melody!  We had so much fun…well, at least I did!

Frisco Library with babies

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

      We had so much fun at the Frisco Library on September 18th!  I got to read Melody’s Melody to a great group of kids and adults!  Double fun with my grandchildren there to help me!!

Frisco Library

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

I will be reading Melody’s Melody on Thursday, September 18th at 4:00 at the Frisco Library.  The library’s address is 6101 Frisco Square…right off of Main Street and the Tollway.  If you are in the area, please bring your children and come by and see us.  Reading is always so much fun!

Great News

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

Just received great news! Melody’s Melody book review will be appearing in Enchanted magazine!  I will post date of publication when I know it.

My Newest Book

Monday, 08 June 2015 by

Well…my newest book, Pax the Purple Crow, is finished!!  I just sent it to an editor to critique before I send it to publishers.   Here’s hoping she likes it!

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