Monthly Archives: June 2010

Meet Suzanne Marion, Author of “Too Many Tutus”

Tell us something about yourself: This is such a nice opportunity for me to be interviewed for your blog, thanks very much. I’m a musician in Houston, Texas, retired after teaching voice and piano for quite a few years. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Chapter Challenge

Well, another week has passed and I’ve sent E.J. another chapter. I’m nearing the end, and the chapters are getting more difficult to write. I’m so, so glad that I’m participating in this — I don’t know how long I’d … Continue reading

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Meet Margot Finke, author of “Ruthie and the Hippo’s Fat Behind”

Tell us something about yourself? Many years ago, I owned a pet store in Australia, and sold tropical fish and goldfish. My husband, Alan, an American from New York, had set up a wholesale fish hatchery in Queensland, the state … Continue reading

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Another week for Weekly Chapter Challenge

Well, EJ and I have again exchanged chapters {claps self and worthy chapter buddy on back}, and I’ve started working on comments I received from my in-person critique group, too. Today I’d like to start on another chapter and finish … Continue reading

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Interview with aspiring author Sharon Blumberg

Tell us something about yourself? I am a junior high Spanish and Language Arts teacher in Illinois. I have been a teacher for about 20 years. I have picked up a lot of wonderful ideas about young adults by working … Continue reading

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Meet J. Aday Kennedy, author of picture book Klutzy Kantor

About J. Aday Kennedy J. Aday Kennedy was born and raised in McKinney, Texas. During her teenage years she was a line officer in the McKinney High School Marquettes (drill team). Aday disliked school and quit in the eleventh grade. … Continue reading

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Weekly Chapter Challenge

I belong to a great group on Writers Digest Community It’s callled “Weekly Chapter Challenge.” If you sign up for the Writers Digest Community website (which is great, by the way), you can the join the group. Then you can … Continue reading

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