When Cheryl Angst asks you to participate in the annual MACC Writer's conference for grades 6/7, the only response is to say yes and then figure out how to free your schedule. This year's all-day event had around 300 students, and 11 authors teaching them the craft.
One of the great things about having friends who are writers, is that they do a wonderful job of offering advice when it's needed. My original title, "One-Eyed King" has been recently over-used and so I wanted to change it. kc dyer, one of my earliest readers of my novel, suggested, "Rise of the One-Eyed … Continue reading James in his Jeep Getting Zombified? Rise of the One-Eyed King
This is a special thanks to author kc dyer, who gave conan a very special toy. It's a plush skunk minus the stuffing, but with two easy-to-use squeakers! As you can see, Conan is loving his new toy!
On Friday, right after seeing the new Bat Man movie (it was AWESOME), I scooted down to the airport and picked up my Mom. She'll be visiting from Winnipeg for 10 days, so I can show her around my city and take her to the Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival this coming Saturday. Yesterday was … Continue reading Summer Vacation Day 2
This was the final day in the Chocolate and Chat Rocky Mountain Road Tour. Whew! After seven days we did nine venues - seven bookstores and two libraries. Sometimes we had great turnouts, and sometimes we had modest turnouts. (Yes, at one stop we even outnumbered the audience.) Yet, no matter what the outcome, this … Continue reading Final Day of C&C Rocky Mountain Road Tour