Winner Announcement 6/28/2021

It pains me to announce today’s winner because I really wanted this prize for myself, but that seems like it might be a bit shady, so … Congratulations to Dina Hodara who won the priceless prize of a query + 10 page middle grade critique from the hugely talented Rajani LaRocca, author of MUCH ADOContinue reading “Winner Announcement 6/28/2021”

Chicago Cubs Players Weekend

I’m a lifelong Cubs Fan who no longer lives in Chicago. An afternoon at Wrigley Field is always a good time and an important stop during my week in town. This weekend is Players Weekend complete with alternate uniforms and nicknames! For the full experience, a Chicago hot dog (mustard, chopped onions, neon green relish,Continue reading “Chicago Cubs Players Weekend”

Never Give Up

    As a lifelong Cubs fan, I’ve learned many important lessons. I’ve learned patience (Wait until next year!) I’ve learned sometimes rain is just what you need (Game 7 World Series.) I’ve learned miracles do happen (2016 season!) I’ve learned to enjoy the gentle rhythm of baseball and how to relax. I’ve learned thatContinue reading “Never Give Up”