Writing Life

Barbie

Promo for The Little Mermaid and The Masjid Kamal Loves is pretty much over, so I get a little break. What are my plans? To treat myself just a little bit–likely in the form of a movie. Personally, I cannot wait for the Barbie movie to come out. July 21st cannot come fast enough! My… Read more »

7 Days Until The Masjid Kamal Loves

I still feel joy from all the love The Little Mermaid: Make A Splash received, but my happiness is currently doubled. In only 7 days, my newest picture book, The Masjid Kamal Loves, enters the world! The fact that this joyous picture book will be available in a week means that a smile has never… Read more »

Here I am.

Yes, that’s me. Here I am with the two books that firmly launched me into the realm of princess things. Not Quite Snow White is actually directly responsible for my being able to do Disney’s The Little Mermaid: Make a Splash picture book. That’s a story for another time. I didn’t get into publishing to… Read more »

I write. I teach. I mom. I need rest.

I write. I teach. I mom. I thought my use of this phrase would be a good way to make sure that I stay relatively on topic when using social media. At the time, I thought it was cute. I mean, it is catchy.  However, time has now passed since I began using this pithy… Read more »

Image of two yellow, square pillows surrounding a pink notebook hot pink pencil case with a monster face.

It was a good day.

I’m not saying this will work perfectly well every day, but I am saying that I am willing to be more intentional about my pursuit of happiness.