It’s Storytime!

Let's move into this next month with some exciting events. First, Friday is Tell a Fairy Tale Day! If you've read Song of a Wingfin, try telling a friend about Noreen's adventure in your own words. It's fun being a storyteller and Friday will be a great day to practice. The second announcement is that…

The Perfect Day for Tea and a Story

Hello Friends! Today is National Hot Tea Day. I love a good cup of tea, black tea, herbal tea, chai tea, caffeinated, non-caffeinated... well, you get the picture. As I was sipping my cup of tea today, I was reminded of the time Broo got a visit all for the sake of a tea party.…

Lincoln’s Beard

Another little known holiday is approaching on December 7th, Letter Writing Day. I felt this might be a fun time to retell a story of a famous letter that could possible inspire you to write and send a letter of your own. October of 1860, in the town of Westfield, New York, an eleven-year-old girl…

Book Inspired Holiday Week

The first day of November brings us our first book inspired holiday. Sunday was Author’s Day. This holiday was created with the intention to bring awareness to American authors in the early 1900s by Nellie Verne Burt McPherson. Nellie was the president of the Bement, Illinois Women’s Club, teacher, and an avid reader throughout her…

Tell a Story

The power a good story can hold over you is hypnotizing and magical. From the bards of the middle ages to grandmothers relaying folklore to their grandchildren, stories have the power to carry you away. Sometimes we need to be reminded how fun stories can be. So I invite you to adopt a tradition for…

Chilling Tales Haunt Tomorrow!

Pilgrim Fowl Press is releasing the first ever volume of holiday-themed short stories tomorrow. This collections highlights Halloween with a trio of tales that will spook you to your core. For my contribution, I have stepped away from my children’s story genre to give you a tale of dating gone wrong, in XX, Leona. Inspired…

Comic Books and Native American Day

September twenty-fifth is National Comic Book Day as well as Native American Day. In November, we have Native American Heritage Month and can expect a momentous release of a new one-shot title from Marvel. So today is a day to mark your calendars and buy that pre-order. Expect to see several variant covers with this…

Wiggle Your Toes

Here’s another random holiday for you. August 6 is “wiggle your toes day.” I like this one. think of all the possibilities. Here’s a list of how I like to wiggle my toes. In my shoes when no one else knows. On a beach...although it takes some effort to get all that sand off. On…