June 2017

4 posts

Study Authors’ Craft- What Do Authors Do? A person can learn to write better by studying published authors and their books. This process has helped me become a better writer but also a better teacher. My “I can” statements often have to do with “what authors do” in writing tasks. (“I can” statements let students …
Disney Cartoons During World War II Did you know that the Walt Disney Company participated in a positive way during the war effort in the 1940s? During World War II, Disney cartoonists created thousands of specialized insignia for individual military units in the Armed Forces. Read more about these insignias¬†in a USNI News article¬†here. In …
Congratulations to Two New Children’s Authors Happy Book Birthday June 6th!   And, Happy Book Birthday June 13th!
Taking a rest, on such a long “run” was what I needed. I’ve been told I try to do too much. Maybe I did, but I waited 20 years to get to March 1st, the day my book was finally released. And, I had other priorities too. And, I’ve missed you! I ended up missing …
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