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A Lesson from Fremont Petroglyphs

Over Thanksgiving break my family went on an adventure in our favorite stomping ground Southern Utah (near the Kanab area). Our goal was to hike to hike to Cutler’s Point, which is a fabulous (albeit shallow) cave inside the side of a mountain plateau. (See pictures below.) As we drove back from Cutler’s Point on an old highway that used to […]

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Keeping it Real

There’s more to writing books for kids than making characters come to life, crafting unique plots, and weaving suspense and humor throughout. You also have to keep up with the times—what’s cool nowadays? What do nine year olds think about? Are you using phrases or similes that relate to them? This concept became obvious to me […]