To Try At Home

Several years back I was privileged to attend a poetry workshop at the university where I taught. Rebecca Balcárcel presented. Instead of linking to the original post, I am just going to copy the exercise here. Exercise Describe an object in your closet (garage, storage unit, attic, basement). Use personification (make this object behave as

It Can Be Done!

Samantha M. Clark’s debut novel The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast, published by Simon & Schuster, has won the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Crystal Kite Award for Texas and Oklahoma. Congratulations to Samantha Clark, who has been very busy this year as she is the regional advisor for Austin SCBWI. She worked