The Writing Process: Outline or Hope and Grope?

I had the pleasure once again of attending the annual Book Marks Festival in downtown Winston Salem. Bookmarks is a non-profit organization that produces the Carolinas’ largest festival of books and authors, an authors-in schools-program, a series of author talks presenting best-selling and award winning writers, and a K-12 summer reading program. It is one…

Why I write For Children

Why I write For Children

Ever since I read the famous Sapir Whorf Hypothesis : “the structure of a language determines or greatly influences the modes of thought and behavioral characteristic of the culture in which it is spoken,” I have realized the importance of language learning for young people, and how fundamental it is to child development, and learning as…