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.

Using Photography Lightboxes

This month I thought I would write a DIY post on how to build your own photography light box. You may be wondering what this has to do with literacy? As authors and bloggers, we take a ton of photographs. Whether it is for a blog, social media, or marketing, quality graphics are essential. If [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Author Community, Tech & Marketing|6 Comments

Building a Social Media Platform

When I signed on to Twitter today, I came across a message from one of my newer followers. She is an author and was very complimentary about my author platform (social media sites, websites, blog, and books). She wanted to know how I went about building my social media following. I responded and told her [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Author Community, Tech & Marketing|10 Comments