Author-to-Author: a YA fiction author teaches teen authors to write a book!Scroll to the red text below for enrollment links! I’m now instructing teens online! Check out this opportunity that begins December 5, 2020! And–check out the FREE class info at the bottom of this page! Are you a teen who loves to write? I […]
Adults: WE MUST teach teens about consent, BELIEVE kids when they tell, and LISTEN A LOT.
My kids are grown, but I still interact with teens on a daily basis. If I’m not teaching English to teenagers in a small rural district, I’m often talking to teens online and in person through my work as an author. Interactions with these young people affects me deeply–they get into my heart and stay […]
My newest book: an opportunity to share hope and resilience with trauma survivors
Something I’m thankful for: my writing partner and the book we wrote together. I’m sharing the cover with you. It’s the first time it’s been posted publicly. My co-author, Matt, and I really like this cover because of the light coming into the group therapy circle: providing the light of hope in the face of […]
Authors One and All: a Program I’m Presenting–and I need help from authors/librarians/teachers!
Hey, Friends! I hope you can answer 2 questions for me. Your responses will help me begin to craft a presentation I’m giving at my school district’s Back-to-School training (it’s in about a month, but I’m a planner…). The topic is, “Authors One and All”: my purpose is to help teachers find ways for their […]