Signs of spring on the farm

This morning Dan found the biggest egg ever in the nesting boxes. Not just an egg. An EGG. That’s ONE egg in the pan. Somewhere out there, a chicken is lying down to recover.

What I’ve been reading

I haven’t posted an update on my reading for a while. Actually I haven’t posted anything lengthy for a while. I’ve been submerged in researching, editing, and keeping up with [...]

Peace Hill Press’s Youtube channel

Mollie, who’s the marketing director at Peace Hill Press (the small press I run in Charles City), has a multimedia experiment in the works: populating the Peace Hill Press Youtube channel. [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-14

Going off the grid for a (silent) family day. # Trying to answer interview questions by email. Making my brain hurt. # Inside house: half-sick mom trying to nap. Outside: children w/sticks trying [...]

I’m at the William and Mary library this afternoon, researching and writing for the middle-grade writing curriculum which will follow Writing With Ease. I’m working, simultaneously, [...]


After giving my faithful readers a chance to point out any blog reviews that I might have missed, I summoned my lovely assistants to help me carry out the drawing for the winner. Ben cut apart [...]

Blog reviews: here they are!

Thanks to all of you who responded to my blog review offer! Here’s a list of the blog reviews that we know of. Enjoy reading, if you feel so inclined. And if you reviewed the book and [...]

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