New year, new name. STORYSTORM (formerly PiBoIdMo, or Picture Book Idea Month) has blown through communities far and wide, sweeping up hopeful participants in its wake. https://taralazar.com/2016/12/27/storystorm-2017-registration-is-open/ I am fortunate to be participating in this fun and inspiring writing challenge once again, with author Tara Lazar (http:\\www.taralazar.com), the creator of STORYSTORM. Love the new name. … More STORYSTORM, 2017
Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow. I often say to myself, “Oh, I’ll get to that tomorrow.” Well, tomorrow is just hours away! I have decided to join author Tara Lazar’s PiBoldMo challenge…to come up with at least one picture-book idea per day for the month of November. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, I am hoping to be … More PiBoIdMo – Picture Book Idea Month
I am in my “happy place”. Ahh, the cottage…a veritable paradise on earth. And what better place to don my binoculars, grab my dslr camera, and stake out feathered fauna? Everyone has come to terms with my obsession with bird-watching. I am a self-proclaimed Bird Nerd, proud to wear this badge of honour. Though they … More Bird Nerd
When I think about moments of extreme significance in my life, I usually hearken back to the Big Three: my first teaching job, my wedding day, and the births of my children. If I could add a fourth, it would be the moment when I read those fateful words on my computer screen: “We would … More Non-boring Non-fiction.