June 29, 2011

This is a heartbreaking yet fascinating episode with masters library student and master musician Sarah Parker talk about her inspiring time in Africa working in the Village of Hope teaching kids to read. I hope it inspires you as much as talking to her did me. Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune /…

June 26, 2011

Award-winning author and editor Deborah Halverson’s new book Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies® hits stores on July 5, and she’s just announced a 7-day virtual book launch to celebrate it. From June 29 – July 5 on her writers’ advice website DearEditor.com, Deborah will feature daily “free first chapter critique” giveaways, free downloads, excerpts…

June 26, 2011

I got a Google alert for these two flicks and thought they were just TOO cute for me not to post! I met Chris Brogan at BEA/Blog World, and just as a thank you, sent some of my books for his kids as a little thank you for all I’ve learned from him. Look what…

Teen Boat
June 21, 2011

In this episode you will get to listen to NY Times bestseller Dave Roman, graphic novel author and illustrator of the new book, Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Click here to download. In this episode you’ll hear us talk about how we “met cute” how Dave…

June 20, 2011

When you critique someone’s work, give them the happy sandwich. In other words: The bread: 1. I liked this part, this was great, and such-and-such was fabulous. The Meat: 2. The so-and-so needs work, I didn’t quite get this part and I think when the hoo-ha gets less complicated the plot will be better. The…