The Great Good Summer

The Great Good Summer is a book you do not want to miss. Liz Garton Scalon has written a truly beautiful book about family and the south of Texas. Her word choice is perfect. I should know because I am a native Mississippian. Click on the title above to read the first page of this… Read more »


My new favorite book! RAIN REIGN by Ann M. Martin. A heart-touching story about a bright eleven year-old girl named Rose who has a love for homonyms and is dealing with Asperger’s syndrome. Other members of Rose’s family are her father Wesley Howard, her good friend Uncle Weldon, and Rain her dog. Rose’s father found a… Read more »

Things I adore…

I love BOOKS, my day job as a librarian, my night job or anytime job as a writer.  I grew up in Mississippi and now live in Texas with my husband, three children and 6 grandchildren. WOW! Did I say six? I love sitting on a front porch swing, one like Elvis has in Tupelo… Read more »

Favorite Books on Writing

“My Writing Process Blog Tour” is about the creative process of writing and illustrating. Anastasia Kierst, Muffet Frische, and Cynthia Wildridge are three inspirational writers and artists who hold the spark for me, a LIFELONG LEARNER. If you click on their names above, it will take you to their website. Gather some inspiration from these… Read more »