Big News!

Such wonderful news here. I’ve got 3 cover designs for my book The Hidden Market for Children’s Literature: Getting Paid to Write for Reading Tests. My publisher, Frank Brockmann of Paceline Publishing (you may know him from Center Point Assessment Solutions), and I haven’t been able to decide which we like best.*Help!If you feel inspired, please […]

Best Day in the World, Maybe

It’s coming up: World Read Aloud Day. March 7, y’all. Put it on your calendar. LitWorld’s mission is to . . .use the power of story to cultivate literacy skills in the world’s most vulnerable children through Education, Advocacy and Innovation. LitWorld creates resilience building reading and writing experiences which connect and fortify communities. Who can’t […]

Tell Me Something Good

. . . in the immortal words of Chaka Khan. More than 2.5 million students in New York City, Charleston, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Jersey City, and Los Angeles have benefited from the Overcoming Obstacles Life Skills Program. The program is designed to help educators teach communication, decision making and goal setting skills, aimed at giving middle […]