Coming up

Coming up

These days, I’m working on paintings for my upcoming picture book, Honu and Moa (BeachHouse Publishing). The photo above features a rough comp of artwork–it probably won’t be the final cover. Stay tuned for more posts about this picture book....
November is “Picture Book Month”

November is “Picture Book Month”

For the entire month of November, a wonderful celebration will take place: PICTURE BOOK MONTH. [Applause, applause] IMHO, children’s literature is synonymous with picture books, so it only makes sense that this versatile genre–which runs the gamut from...
Helloooooo & Happy Halloween 2017

Helloooooo & Happy Halloween 2017

There’s a lot to catch up on, folks. 2017 has been a busy, creative year so far and I will give a recap soon… especially since I’ve revived this blog from a 10-month coma in order to post a Halloween story for the… 7th Annual Halloweensie...
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...