Take a Risk! Step Up! Be Creative…

We all want to belong, to fit in, to find our place. Sometimes this means leaving our comfort zone. Taking a risk. Stepping up… This little guy left the safety of his mom’s side, and posed, frozen in place, as she wondered for a moment what had happened to...

You’re Already There!

I’m already here! Those dreams, those thoughts, those ideas that couldn’t possibly happen, happened! I just figured this out this morning. Why didn’t anyone tell me? Yes, yes, I know. You might even have been one of the them. People have been telling...

Take a Baby Step!

  Yes, you’re overwhelmed. No one else has your schedule, your commitments, your health concerns, your financial situation, or your precious family with all their issues. You want to write/draw/paint/sing/act/anything creative, but you just don’t have...

To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme?

We all love rhyming picture books, but we hear everywhere that no one wants to publish them. Is that really true? Maybe not…   Years ago I heard an editor speak at a conference and clearly say, “Please don’t send me anything that rhymes.”...