Exploring Poetry – Creativity and Trauma

This month’s poetry guest blog is a post on creativity and grief/trauma. (Check out previous Exploring Poetry posts). Rue Spark’s story they share below with us today is poignant, enthralling, and carries a message of how creativity helps you make sense of the world. Rue has written several online articles and published multiple works with awards. I’m excited to have Read More …

10 Earth Day Books for Kids

Earth Day, celebrated each year on April 22nd, is dedicated to raising awareness about environmental issues and promoting sustainable practices. There’s year’s focus is reducing plastics. How can we help children understand the importance of protecting our planet? It’s important to foster environmental awareness from an early age. Some of us adult have memories of activities at school, including the Read More …

2023 Year in Review

It’s 2024! I typically look back at my year and share some highlights. There were a lot of exciting things I did this year as well as some life events that carried grief. If you want to read all of my month summaries, start here. December 2023 Author Updates Highlights of 2023 Writing Accomplishments Debut Novel Released Trials of the Read More …

December 2023 Author Updates

It’s another month and it’s time to reflect on what I accomplished in November and what’s coming for the end of the year. After Halloween I quickly got Christmas decorations up and inspired several neighbors (I think) to do the same. I added three new inflatables to our yard – now, to find storage space. This month I am: Writing Read More …