Teaching the Teacher

Teaching the Teacher

I love teaching! It’s easy to forget that when I’m caught up in creating stories, but that excitement of something unfolding, coming into being… It’s all there in both writing and teaching. Here’s the difference… When I write,...

Write in the Park

       For writers ages 7-107 Could there be any better writing inspiration than the natural beauty of South Whidbey State Park? It’s one of my favorite places, and I’m looking forward to sharing it with you as Calyx School {the ranger’s house) hosts...

Western Washington SCBWI

February 6 / 6:30 – 8:30 / Demaray Hall 150, Seattle Pacific University Western Washington Society of Children’s Authors and Illustrators Are you ready for our Phantastic February meeting this Thursday? Besides the usual catching up with friends and...

Thankful

Thankful. That’s the name of the song I sang at a Thanksgiving service last night with my husband. I have a music degree, but he’s the accomplished musician with the creamy full baritone voice that makes people swoon (he hates it when I say things like...

Quinta de Regaleira

Rick Steves had this one wrong. The palace interior has been reconfigured so many times it’s lost it’s charm, but the grounds are pure magic. I’ve had dreams about tunnels, caves that never end, being lost as I crawl through smaller and smaller...