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Cover Reveal and Back Cover Blurb

Now isn’t that pretty? And to get you (hopefully) even more interested, here’s what the book is about. When Ella’s mother dies, and the aunt she’s never met whisks her away to a tiny town in Indiana, Ella is pretty sure they couldn’t have come to a more comatose place. But is it a

Book Sale to Support United Way

Hey all! This month we’ll be doing a book giveaway to support United Way. For every book purchased, I’ll donate $1 to United Way. Then, on October 7th, we’ll have a book signing where you can pick up your books and/or buy more. This book party will be at StaC Art Gallery (416 Washington

Writing About Your Family

You can write about your family in a Family History kind of way. Or in a My Family is So Crazy kind of way. Both work for me, and here are a few ideas for both. Prompts for Writing about Your Family:       What makes you family different? What do you love about them? What

Ways Teachers Give Bad Advice About Reading

At the beginning of every school year, a rush of paperwork, newsletters, and homework comes home from my children’s teachers. I have four kids, ranging in age from 7-14. So we’ve been through a lot of school and a lot of teachers. Teachers are qualified professionals who work super hard for lower pay. Also

Types of Journals Proven to Be GOOD FOR YOU!

I had so much fun doing my presentation on journaling last night (huge thank you to all who showed up!) that I wanted to dedicate the next few posts to some ideas on journaling. We started the evening talking about all the ways that journaling benefits us. Basically it’s a miracle drug. “Writing about