March 26, 2010

Wow. Just…wow. I’ve had some great author visits in the last dozen years, but this one really kicks it. Success #1: Investing the kids.Starting with how invested (read that: EXCITED) the kids were to have me there illustrates how well the school prepared them. They did an author study, downloaded and gave the kids the…

March 23, 2010

SO easy to be positive when I just found out that WHO HOPS?, after 12 years, is being published in one of those gigantic book formats!! Woohoo! iFone-compozed- sry 4 eny typoes.

March 19, 2010

Yesterday was fabulous at Wolcott Street Elementary School! The kids were enthusiastic and the teachers welcoming. I was even taken out to a lovely dinner out with two teachers and the principal! Yesterday were the general assemblies, and today I get to run workshops with the older grades. Photos to come!

March 18, 2010

Positive thought of the day is that I arrived at the school without gettin lost at all! See, I’m essentially a city girl. Plunk me down in a place with buildings and a metro system and I can get around just fine. Even been to Warsaw ALONE an wordless and found my way around. I…

March 16, 2010

(Oh, and also? I won TWO raffles this weekend! My luck is zooming around the universe!) Thanks, Paula Yoo, for posting this so I can repost here on my blog. FABulous video – I want to know who wrote it because I imagine it wasn’t easy!

March 14, 2010

Tonight we went to a fundraising dinner where they had a raffle and I won a Nook e-reader and a cozy blankie! HOW COOL IS THAT?!!! My positive thought is that I will have luck from now on!

March 11, 2010

Why must we explain this? Why is it that my mother-in-law, (you know who you are!), upon seeing me read an adult book will inevitably tease, “Oh, I thought you only read books for kids?” Like it’s a bad thing?! Novels for kids are often – one might even say more often – better written…

March 6, 2010

On a whim, I brought my son into NYC, & went to TKTS, where you can get discount B’way tickets. We got two for Hair, and are sittin here in the 7th row on the aisle for only $68 each!!! Unheard of! Poz thought for the day? Take a chance and do something on the…