Living a Grateful Life Offers Many Benefits

Originally published on November 26, 2014 in the Macoupin County~Carlinville Enquirer~Democrat Newspaper The month of November is typically a time to give thanks.  Are you sharing gratitude during the eleventh month or all year long? Perhaps you and your family will express gratitude on Thanksgiving Day as you gather together to share a special meal. ThereContinue reading “Living a Grateful Life Offers Many Benefits”

Look All Around and Be Grateful

Today is today, and it is a gift.” Tomie de Paola Look and Be Grateful is just one of hundreds of beautiful picture books written by Tomie de Paola. The message of this book is sweet and simple. It is an ode to gratitude and mindfulness that includes brilliant illustrations. As a creator—a writer and painter, IContinue reading “Look All Around and Be Grateful”

Book Giveaway: I AM ODD I AM NEW by Benjamin Giroux

Ten-year-old Benjamin Giroux wrote a picture book, I Am Odd I Am New. The illustrator is Roz Maclean. Today it makes its debut published by Schiffer Kids. The book includes a foreword by the National Autism Association. the story is about how Benjamin feels living in a neurotypical world.

2021 #PB Chat Mentorship

A 2021 PB Chat Mentee Banner & Badge Hosted by Justin Colón, the 2021 #PB Chat Mentorship Showcase took place during the week of October 18th -23rd. Sharing the outstanding stats: 23 mentees/showcase entries 36 industry guests—14 editors and 22 agents 118 requests made The most requested manuscript received 18 requests for a picture bookContinue reading “2021 #PB Chat Mentorship”