Happy Poetry Month 2014!

It’s both National Poetry Month and National Poetry Writing Month! Yay for April! I’m not sure I’ll be writing a poem a day, as I did last year, but I do have one to share for today. And good luck to all who are participating!

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Reblog: “The Influence of Mother Nature”

A new blog post from my upcoming children’s picture book, Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly !   When was the last time you chose to stand in the rain, allowing it to wash away your burdens? Or when was the last time you let the snow falling mesmerize you, slowing your breathing and taking you inward? […]

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“Piratess” Tilly update

I thought I would share some updates on my upcoming children’s picture book, Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly. First is a project I’m calling, “Nature as Teacher” quote series. I’ve taken the liberty in reblogging the initial post below. I just really love this line from the story, “Nature as Teacher” and want to share this […]

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Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly!

A project I’ve been working on since this past summer is a children’s picture book ~ written in haiku (of course!)! My husband and I are very happy with it and extremely excited about the illustrations, done by Karen Watson (www.karenwatson.com). We’ll be publishing it ourselves, which I’m also thrilled about, as we’ll have total […]

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Writing Prompt Idea

While I was doing some packing this morning, I came across this book on symbols, 1001 Symbols: An Illustrated Guide to Imagery and its Meaning, by Jack Tresidder. I flipped through and suddenly felt inspired! What if I used it as a writing prompt? Randomly select a symbol and use it to guide me. Oh! […]

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