Category Archives: Video

Four and Twenty and Counting … Excerpt

Four and Twenty and Counting … Excerpt

I am happy to share news about my newest audiobook: By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything. It’s days away from being available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. It’s also my twenty-fourth collaboration with award-winning narrator and producer, Pearl Hewitt. Partnering with Pearl is always fun. Not only do our audiobook projects provide the chance for… more goodness …

Before We Begin

Before We Begin

Prereading is a vital skill to learn. It helps us readers begin to make the connections between what we know and what we are going to learn. It prepares our brains for the new information that is about to be taken in.  It can consist of various activities including, but not limited to, skimming, looking… more goodness …

Delightful Companions

Delightful Companions

Here’s an exciting development in the publishing world. Audiobook popularity is growing at a phenomenal pace. It’s no secret that I love audiobooks. In many instances, the availability of a companion audiobook is the determining factor in my eBook purchases, especially for non-fiction. That’s my only excuse for not moving past book three in the… more goodness …

LABOR DAY! Relax, picnic, watch a movie, read a book… and give thanks to hard working men & women everywhere!

LABOR DAY! Relax, picnic, watch a movie, read a book… and give thanks to hard working men & women everywhere!

Labor Day, the American holiday observed on the first Monday in September, has evolved into a day marking the end of summer, typically celebrated with parties, parades, and various athletic events. Nothing wrong with a three-day weekend, or getting together with family and friends for some wholesome fun! Still, like many holidays here in the US… more goodness …

Clueless is 20 Years Old.  I’m Totally Buggin’ !!

Clueless is 20 Years Old. I’m Totally Buggin’ !!

Twenty years ago writer-director Amy Heckerling began developing a story that would focus on the popular kids at a California high school. Above all, Heckerling’s desire was to have a central female character who was relentlessly optimistic. I remember reading Emma, and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Those characters: what I gravitated to was how positive they… more goodness …