Original post on Blogger Friday, August 2, 2019 I've been on this writing journey for longer than I care to admit. It wasn't until 2004 when I rediscovered my love of writing and finally put pen to paper. (Yeah, I'm old school.) Since then I've written five manuscripts (two picture books, two YA and one MG), started many others, and published four short stories. There are MANY bumps, dips and cracks along this road and the biggest pothole is fear. The fear of the blank page.
Original post on Blogger Wednesday, January 6, 2016 This was me today... ...after I found out I'd won the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship for Young Readers Literature!!! The Oregon Literary Fellowships are intended to help Oregon writers initiate, develop, or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, drama, and young readers’ literature and to support Oregon’s independent publishers and small presses that demonstrate a commitment to literary publishi