As a former high school English teacher and cross-country coach, I love the chance to connect with kids and young adults. It’s the best part of my current job as an author. Since my first book came out 10.5 years ago, I’ve had a lot of experiences with readers across the country and at … Continue reading Write. Play. Explore.
I am not a writer. I write a lot, but none of it is fiction. What I do is teach university students who want to be elementary teachers. I teach them how to teach art and how to teach with art (these are actually two different things). As you can imagine, we talk about creativity … Continue reading Why You Should Practice & Strengthen Creativity
We are thrilled to welcome today's guest and current president of the Women's Fiction Writers Association Christine Adler. When I first started publishing articles and essays, I emulated what I’d read. National newspapers and magazines were my guides for pacing and tone. My editors loved the articles and my readers responded well to the … Continue reading How Volunteering Improved My Writing
We are excited to welcome Jennie Bennet as today's guest! * * * Thank you for having me on Thinking Through Our Fingers, I’m really excited to be here! It seems like every time I go to the movies there’s a new superhero flick. I don’t get to the movies much, seeing as I … Continue reading How Fanfiction is Changing the Face of Publishing
We are thrilled to have Bethany Chase, author of THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY available in MARCH 31, with 19 things her friends and family said about her book.1. My editor friend, circa 2010, after reading my very first draft: “You need to understand it is a compliment when I tell you I did not expect … Continue reading Guest Post: 19 Things My Friends and Family Said About My Book