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Perplexed by Publishing

I’m about to head to an annual children’s literature conference again. I certainly look forward to honing skills, learning more about the industry, having work critiqued, and meeting industry players. Maybe I’ll get my foot in the door. I’m still…

Words Matter

Consecutive vs. concurrent. It turned out to be a tragically big deal. Whether is was a clerical error or omission (or series of them), the end result is the same: three dead. Evan Ebel was incorrectly released four years early…

The truth:

If Easter says anything to us today, it says this: You can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. You can nail it to a cross, wrap it in winding sheets and shut it up in a…

Big Ditch or Bust

I’ll never tire of visiting any of our National Parks. Happily another visit looms large for me: The Big Ditch, aka the Grand Canyon. It is the one place I believe every American should see… if you were only to…

It’s Not What You Say

Sadly, communication is too often judged by presentation rather than content. Latest case in point: Marco Rubio’s response to the State of the Union message. An awkward reach for a sip of water overshadowed everything he said… at least on…

Are You Ready for Spring?

“The trouble with weather forecasting is that it’s right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it.” ~ Patrick Young That’s about the best assessment of weather forecasting I’ve ever read!…