Teaching Resource: Lesson Plan Coming Soon

I began posting this teaching resource series in February. The worksheets, handouts, and lesson plan were things I had created as part of a creative writing course for our homeschool. We officially finished the course last week. It was then that I realized the last worksheet set wasn’t necessary. At least not as a separateContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Lesson Plan Coming Soon”

Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman

J.M. Hackman is on the blog today! She’s the author of the Firebrand Chronicles, a portal fantasy series for teens. The final book in the series, Burn, releases on May 26th. J.M.’s graciously offered to share her experience writing a series from start to finish. Please welcome J.M. Hackman! When I first started writing Spark,Continue reading “Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman”

Publishers Weekly

When Snow Globe Travelers: Samuel’s Legacy launched last year, I didn’t know much about the publishing world. My marketing plan was to throw spaghetti at the wall and see what stuck. Not a great approach, but I learned from it. (In fact, I’m still learning from it. There’s a lot of moving parts.) About aContinue reading “Publishers Weekly”

A Review of “Lost on the Titanic (Out of Time Book 1)”

What would you do if you found yourself aboard the Titanic—hours before it sank? Allie and Vic Taylor and their friend Max land aboard the Titanic after the Taylor’s precocious puppy, Luna, swallows a mysterious object from an equally mysterious woman. The three kids are sure their venture through time has something to do withContinue reading “A Review of “Lost on the Titanic (Out of Time Book 1)””

Teaching Resource: World Building

This is the fourth set in a series resources for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. If you’d like to know more about this teaching resource series, check out the first post here. And May the 4th be with you! 😉 View additional teaching resourcesContinue reading “Teaching Resource: World Building”