The Best Ever Writing Break…

The Best Ever Writing Break…

I love to cook and I am somewhat, no scratch that, all the way addicted to chocolate. This week, when my head was a bit too jumbled to write a cohesive sentence, I wandered into the kitchen and did a little reading from Desserts From My Kitchen, by Leslie Stowe. I am now cursing the friend who gave me this treasure trove of yumminess, but only in the best ways. 🙂 So when you just can’t get your thoughts down, I suggest turning to my...

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A guest blog from the real Blakely-

A guest blog from the real Blakely-

To the majority of people, boarding school is a foreign concept that can only be understood by watching the ever so insightful Nickelodeon show, Zoe 101. Whenever I tell anyone I go to a boarding school they can’t help but ask, “what on earth did you do that was bad enough to get sent away from home?”. However, much to their disappointment of being deprived of a riveting story of whatever shenanigan I got caught doing, this...

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Success – What is Your Definition?

Success – What is Your Definition?

This weekend I had the honor of attending and taking part in the Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators Western Washington’s  Conference. (better known as SCBWI) Attending is a must for anyone who has a desire to create children’s books of any kind. Authors and Illustrators from around the Pacific North West gather to share information and listen to exceptional speakers. Over the years I have met several amazing people....

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