The Gift of Reading

When I say that I believe reading is a gift, it is a message that comes from my heart. The joy–and even sorrow–that comes from a book can be a comforting companion. The emotions and thoughts they provoke unrivaled. It is something that I want all children (and adults) to experience. It is why you will always find books underneath our Christmas tree each year.

Discover new books with BookBub

I learned about BookBub when it came across my news feed on Twitter. It's been around for awhile. But how many of you have heard of it or have bothered to sign-up for a free account? Hopefully, you have. If not, I want to recommend why you should. First, let's find out a little more [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Author Community, Sunday Morning|Comments Off on Discover new books with BookBub

What Is Your Book’s Magic Number? The Lexile Measure

If you are an educator or author, you are probably familiar with the term, Lexile Measure. If you are a parent, you may or may not be as familiar. However, chances are you have come across it. Before we delve too far into the subject matter, I think it is important for everyone to have a clear [...]

Author Connections: Cat Michaels

Connecting with those who share your enthusiasm and passion is key to success, and sanity, when you are an author.  Only they will truly understand the trials, the sleepless nights, and the joy you experience when a project is finalized and you hold that book in your hand for the very first time. They will understand [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Author Community|2 Comments