The fifth and final day of presentations is today. I’m fortunate to love what I do. As a former teacher, I’m able to create a few different options for schools to choose from. Today will include two writing workshops which are always fun and never the same twice because each student is able to workContinue reading “One More Day of Presentations”
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I’ve been back in schools this week presenting my slideshow about writing, my inspiration for ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, and signing books. It’s a joy to share my book and my passion for writing with children.
Quadruple Picture Book Giveaway
I’ve been lucky to meet some amazing people in the world of publishing and while interviewing over 50 authors and illustrators in the past year and a half, my readers have been the lucky recipients of some very generous giveaways. Today brings one that is special for many reasons and includes 4 previously interviewed authorsContinue reading “Quadruple Picture Book Giveaway”
A Tribute to Librarians & Libraries
Today I’m sharing a beautifully written post about the power of librarians and libraries. I hope you are all as inspired as I am reading this essay. Hanh Bui guest post on Betsy Bird’s Fuse8 blog Libraries and Librarians Enrich Lives Far Beyond Books! Recently I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some new authors andContinue reading “A Tribute to Librarians & Libraries”
Reflections on a School Visit
I’ve been meaning to share this for a week but I’ve been under the weather and had a few deadlines. I love visiting schools to share ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON with children. It’s fun to watch them respond to the story and then talk about it afterwards. I also share a slide show withContinue reading “Reflections on a School Visit”
Six Months Later – Six Highlights
ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON was released on 2/19/19 (An author’s reflection in no particular order) Reconnecting with children I used to teach and their families and knowing how proud they are that I reached this goal. Being on panels and in groups which connected me with authors of distinguished status. Being part of ApollopaloozaContinue reading “Six Months Later – Six Highlights”
Volunteer Appreciation Week
In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, I was able to be part of a project at the Boulder Public Library’s MakerSpace. If you follow this blog, you saw a post recently featuring some of the incredibly creative artwork that has been made there. On Monday, a group of 20 volunteers from around the city ofContinue reading “Volunteer Appreciation Week”
Maker Made Exhibit
Boulder Public Library is the home to so many wonderful resources. The exhibit that I’ve been admiring for the past two months is on its way out. Here are a few highlights. Both of these installations were created by Rozie Vajda who was kind enough to give me a demonstration as recorded in the video.
Art of Data – Exhibit
This art exhibit, at the Boulder Public Library, shows a variety of data represented through art. As these photographs demonstrate, artists took different information and created unique ways to share it. Looking at weather, population distribution, water, and other statistics combined with their own creativity, led to this interesting event. Note; This is only aContinue reading “Art of Data – Exhibit”
Yarn-fiti A colorful exhibition at Boulder Library
A lampshade and lamppost covered in knitting. A place for children to appreciate crocheted and knitted craft All displays were created for this installation by members of the community coming together to create community. Ages ranged from 8 – 91 at monthly “knit-in” sessions hosted by the Boulder Library.