Here is a bit of what was on my mind.
Tara Lazar posted the story behind A RPOUD FAMILY OF SNEEZERS’ success in the Katherine Paterson Prize competition.
How fun! Thanks so much, Tara!
Sandra’s puppy, Hailey
Last year was a little crazy. We brought home a new puppy. We had more guests than we’d had in the previous ten years combined. And, my daughter started a new school. By the end of October, I was desperate for some solid writing time on my new novel!
The problem: November and December looked like they were going to be just as crazy as the rest of the year. Then, my friend Lyn Miller-Lachman posted that she was joining in PiBoIdMo. I took one look at Tara’s smiley light bulb and knew I had my answer! Even if I didn’t have time to work on my novel, I could brainstorm picture book ideas. What a fabulous and inspiring way to be creative! I could do that while walking the puppy. I could do that while cooking for guests. I could do that driving…
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