Get in, kid me, we’re going to Florida!

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As promised, here's the Scholastic post. My childhood highlights consist mostly of book related things--reading books of all kinds, spending recess re-shelving books, the Book-It program, and the Scholastic Book Fair. I often think about…

Tinkering around with a new revision strategy

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I wrote a picture book story of Black Creole girl a while ago. The few editors that responded did like it, but they either a) weren't in love with it enough to buy it OR…

Say it: I'm a writer!

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I was one of those people who wouldn't come out and say I wanted to be or was a writer when I first started. I know I"m not the only one who does this. Why…

Look, Ma, that boy is brown like me!

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We were watching an episode of Goldie and Bear on Netflix yesterday. Both my 5yo and 2yo love the show. This particular episode had┬áJack and Jill at a sleepover with Goldie and Bear. Before I'd…

What 2016 did for me

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Let's take a look at what my 2016 writing goals were: That being said, I have some writing expectations for 2016. I expect to write at least 12 picture book drafts. That is a lofty…

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