What I Learned this Summer

There's this blog I read every day because it's awesome and inspires me and makes me feel like given enough white paint ANYTHING can be beautiful.  Well, the incredible Myquillyn Smith {whose book is amazing!} has a sister who is precious in every possible way.  So, anyway, in all the bizarreness that was my route to She Speaks this year, the coolest moment was getting this email. What??? Let's just say I might have jumped up and down with excitement. Then reality sunk in and I realized I ... [Read More]

I’m Headed Back to She Speaks!

Four years ago I was in the throes of writing a book proposal. Lessons from the Hundred Acre Wood was to be my dazzling entrance into the world of traditional publication. I'd studied the best information available concerning form and content for nonfiction proposals. I'd spent hours writing and rewriting every sentence of my sample chapters to provide representatives from publishing houses a glimpse of my writing prowess. And finally, early one July morning in 2010, I climbed into my car ... [Read More]