Friday, May 29, 2009

Jane again

My big brother Chris said my last post was rude.
So... what are your hobbies?
I collect gravestones.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Meet Jane!

I recently read an article called "Inspiration to Speak, Reason to Read: Ways to Find Voice" by Mindy Hardwick in Children's Writer Guide to 2009. Mindy suggests allowing your character to blog, and seeing what s/he will say as a means to discovering your character's voice.

So, meet Jane Lombardi, the almost 11 year old lead in my current work-in-progress, Paper Doll Ghosts:

Stop looking at me!


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Delta Kappa Gamma

I had the opportunity to speak to a group of educators last night from the Beta Chapter of RI's Delta Kappa Gamma. They are a lively group of women, active in their community. They sponsor scholarships and educational programs for students and teachers. Here's a link to their great organization:

After a yummy Italian dinner at Spumoni's, I spoke to them about creating The Black Regiment of the American Revolution.