How I Stay in Touch With Far-flung Family
Guest blogs and bloggers

How I Stay in Touch With Far-flung Family

Thank you so much, Adrienne (author of The Tenafly Road Series), for inviting me to again participate in this wonderful exploration of families. Last year, I shared how my children inspired most of my writing– Building a Midshipman This is a personal how-to on preparing for and applying to the United States Naval Academy.  It’s based on my … Continue reading

Meet Julie Holmes and her Debut Novel
authors / book reviews / Guest blogs and bloggers

Meet Julie Holmes and her Debut Novel

I am so excited to host Julie Holmes and her debut novel, Murder in Plane Sight. Julie has been writing since elementary school and been published in small press magazines such as “Fighting Chance” and “The Galactic Citizen”. She lives in south-central Minnesota on a small hobby farm with her husband, their two college-aged children, … Continue reading

How do you create readers for life?
authors / Guest blogs and bloggers

How do you create readers for life?

One of my summer reading discoveries is Darlene Foster’s six-volume Amanda series. I’m a teacher-author so I’m always eager to find fresh books that my K-8 students will love. When I came across Darlene on her blog, Darlene Foster’s Blog, I have to admit, I was really excited. I’d never found a children’s travelogue series that … Continue reading