Category Archives: Story of Adventure

Saltwater Taffy and the Culture of Violence

SALTWATER TAFFY and the Culture of Violence The culture of violence in America is killing our children…literally.  As a children’s book author, I have always believed in the ideal ‘if you build it, they will come.’  The question I have is, … Continue reading

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A LETTER FROM TEACHER OF THE YEAR

A LETTER FROM TEACHER OF THE YEAR Fan mail from a Teacher of the Year?  When I sat down to write the Saltwater Taffy book, I knew I was onto something special in the eyes of teachers, parents and children, but getting … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION Our middle grade fiction tour carries on.  Walking the streets of New Orleans with Saltwater Taffy under my arm brought back an afternoon of memories from my days on the USA NETWORK show, THE BIG EASY. On … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE DREAMS: Where Is Your Heart Compass?

MIDDLE GRADE DREAMS: Where Is Your Heart Compass? You middle grade dreams begin with something I like to call the heart compass.  The heart compass is that still, small voice that speaks to us during the quiet moments of our … Continue reading

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