So, last Friday I faced a group of 5th grade students to talk to them about the reality of being a writer. In the class was my youngest daughter.I went into the class knowing full well that what was at stake wasn't my future, but hers. If I nailed it, made it interesting and fun, … Continue reading One of the best feelings I’ve ever had
Before I get started this morning, a couple of quick announcements! My contest is still going on FB! I'm up to 132 likes, and have given away my first book. Go visit the site, hit like, and maybe you'll be next! http://www.facebook.com/pages/KateMarie-Collins/217255151699492?ref=hlThe second announcement is that Solstice has a new website! It's sleek, professional, and … Continue reading When it’s okay to stop a stranger in the store
Did anyone catch the moment on Wednesday last week? Where the stars aligned, the calendar page turned, and school began again here? Where for a few brief moments I reveled in the quiet. Then, I cranked the stereo and did some editing work! The house is mine again, and I'm loving it. Don't get me … Continue reading School’s back, and I’m ready to get to work!
Well, it happened. Twice. Last week, I was recognized by two separate people from the article in the local newspaper.One was another parent at the Lego Camp my youngest daughter was going to. She looked at me a bit askance the first day, then asked where she knew me from the next day. It seems … Continue reading Well, it happened