The day I was quoted

The day I was quoted

November 29 is a special day for me because this is the day a quote from my book, THE SLEEPING GIANT: A Tale From Kaua’i appears on a page in TODAY I WILL: A Year of Quotes, Notes and Promises to Myself, by award-winning authors Eileen & Jerry Spinelli,...
Post-Halloween Poems

Post-Halloween Poems

It’s Poetry Friday after Halloween! If you are searching for some spooky good poems for any time of year then check out  An Eyeball in My Garden (and Other Spine-tingling Poems)  This anthology was compiled and co-edited by Laura D. Wynkoop and Jennifer Cole...
Poetry Friday Fave

Poetry Friday Fave

Happy Aloha Friday! And Happy Poetry Friday! I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. All around the internet people are sharing poetry–poems they’ve written or poems written by others (with proper credits, of course). A good explanation for...
A writer’s advice (and book): Take Joy

A writer’s advice (and book): Take Joy

I’ve owned the book Take Joy by renowned author Jane Yolen since 2014 but I’ve not read it cover to cover. Instead, I’ve skipped around the book, soaking up stories and writerly wisdoms from its pages in a manner similar to sopping up olive oil with...