KIRKUS reviews the Story of Science!

Note: W. W. Norton has now retitled the book “The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory.”  The first big industry review of The Story of [...]

Writing, writing, writing

…by which I mean not so much that I’m writing (although that’s mostly what I do, when I’m not sheep-herding or stall-cleaning), but that I’ve just finished up a big [...]

Coming in February…

We just put this information up at the Well-Trained Mind site, so I thought I’d post it here as well…for anyone who might be interested. The Complete Writer Weekend Workshop A seminar [...]

Home education on a hot afternoon

I have a confession to make: I hate doing crafts and activities. I’ve used my own Story of the World curriculum with my kids, and now we’re going through it with my ten-year-old [...]

And the semester ends.

I just hit “submit” on William & Mary’s Banner Self-Service for Faculty page and sent all the grades to the registrar. The semester’s over! (Pause for cheers.) I only [...]

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, [...]

And the semester begins

Starting tomorrow, I’m teaching a once-a-week creative writing class at William & Mary. I’m not a tenure-track academic; by the time I’d finished my first graduate degree, [...]