Wednesday, March 1, 2017

                                   Mystical Moments

           I snapped this photo outside my front door and can't remember 
     ever seeing the sky through the branches look quite as picturesque. 
          Maybe I should write a story about the sky that evening. 
          Okay, so maybe it would have to be a short story.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

The base of my phone charger. I looked down and saw this and had to share. Happy 2017!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Ten days until Christmas and I'm still sending out queries...

Christmas display by Spencer 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

 Florida SCBWI Regional Conference in Miami

I was going and then wasn't and now it's official. I've registered for: 

BECOME A KID LIT ROCK STAR- Florida SCBWI  Regional Conference

Can't wait!  January 13-15th, 2017. 

Early Registration ends on December 9th, so do it now and save cash. 

For more information:

To join in the learning and fun go to:

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Elliott basks in the sunshine reading a good book. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


      SCBWI Florida to Celebrate HOLIDAZE

Who:   SCBWI Florida

What:   A celebration: Holidaze

When:  Saturday, December 3, from 2 to 4 p.m

Why:    Because we love gathering with our                      fellow writers and illustrators

How:    Drive to  Panera at Feather Sound, 2285              Ulmerton  Rd., Clearwater, FL 3376                               

Holiday pastries, cookies and treats will be served, members will  buy their own drinks.

Bring a new or gently used children's book or books to donate to families-in-need who receive housing through the Family Residence of the St. Pete Free Clinic.

Thanks to Rob Sanders, author of  RUBY ROSE Off to SCHOOL SHE GOES, for setting this up

Monday, November 21, 2016

        Skywriters Have Three New Reasons to Smile  

                       Augusta Scattergood, author of MAKING FRIENDS WITH BILLY WONG,  Sandra Markle, author or GASPARILLA'S GOLD and Janet MacLaughlin, author of HAUNTED ECHO, show off their newest publications at Peaches in Ellenton, Florida. Peach's Restaurant is one of the spots where Skywriters hold their critique group meetings. 

Congratulations to these talented authors.