March 2015

VCFA Novel Writing for Young People Retreat

AH, bliss. Nothing beats a weekend of workshops on craft, writing time, and hanging out with writer pals! Well, except maybe if it weren’t so cold. The high was SIX on the last day of the retreat. Brrrr, this California Gal was chilled to the bone! For the third year in a row, I attended… Read more »

And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone to stopped by to visit my newly redesigned online home! And thank you to those of you who entered the drawing to win my nonfiction kids books, Japan and China. Sorry, I’m a tad late in announcing the winner! I used a random number generator┬áto pick the winner from the comments… Read more »

Nestwarming Party

Hello! Welcome to my newly redesigned web site – welcome to The Word Nest! I’m so happy you’re here! Come on in and take a look around. To celebrate this re-launch, I’m giving away one copy each of my nonfiction kids books, China and Japan,┬áto a lucky winner. For more about these books, click here…. Read more »