Puzzles

Puzzles

When I was a kid, my family spent time in the Adirondacks. No TV. Just board games and…puzzles. And I’m talking big puzzles with lots (millions?) of pieces. Everyone seemed to get into it. Everyone, that is, except me. Spatial relationships—ugh, too much like...
Renewed Gratitude

Renewed Gratitude

Early in my writing career, a colleague mentioned that the writing is life is not for the thin-skinned. After all, she said, why would you want to be in a business where two of the most frequently-used words are “submission” and “rejection?” At the time, I laughed at...
Right on Time

Right on Time

January 7, 2020, is publication day for my picture book Hosea Plays On (Sterling Children’s Books, illustrated by Shane W. Evans)!  Based on a real street musician and community advocate, Hosea was originally slated for September 2018. I won’t tell you I wasn’t...