I confess. I like to read apocalypse fiction. Sometimes it’s for the humor of it: Doesn’t everyone understand the impossibility of an earthquake so massive that Las Vegas becomes a beach town? Other disaster stories make me think: What if I were in that situation? How would I respond? That’s Read More ….
I don’t really understand the adult coloring book craze. Many I’ve looked at appear to be a preschooler’s scribbles or a teen’s doodles. I can doodle and scribble on my own, and I do. When I saw Pamela Hodges’s coloring book, Coloring the Cats, I thought, “Now, this is a Read More ….
I’m not a fiction writer. I do know that I can hone my skills as a non- fiction writer by learning fiction techniques. Also, I have been to author Terry Burns workshop, “Writing to Reach Nonbelievers.” I knew there was at least one nugget for me to learn. I wasn’t Read More ….
Our family has enjoyed reading aloud for years, even beyond the early reading days. There was a lull in the aloud-reading department after our children left home and before grandkiddos came along. Now when they visit, we have both serious story reading and funny romps through books. Out and About Read More ….
I’m usually leery of books that claim to encourage imaginative play. Too often exact steps are given as to what should be imagined and how the play should be undertaken. made to play! isn’t a book about play; it’s about toys. Toys can be the spark needed for imaginative play. Read More ….