Inside the Author’s Head Welcome to the blog! I have to tell you, the day I read the synopsis for this book, I almost cried. (Sending hug.) The impact of the blurb alone was enough for me to know I had to have this story inside my heart as soon as I could. Thank you […]
Guest Post “The Beat Goes On” Amy, I read that you are an incredible songwriter and have had the awesome experience of writing with Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, and SO MANY other amazing artists. First of all, it’s completely enchanting to get the chance to work with you! Can you talk about how music […]
It’s Top 10 Tuesday (hosted at The Broke the Bookish) the topic is: Top Ten Ten Characters I’d Name a Child/ Car/ Pet/ Etc… It happens…we are reading a story and a name comes across our path that just sticks with us forever and ever AND we know exactly what name will be used for X,Y, and […]
As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, I am showcasing my hero. When we are children, still learning the paths of the world, there is always that one figurehead who helps shape and mold the character you become as you grow to be big and strong. For some it is a beloved sports […]
Excerpt “Is there something wrong with you?” Nora said angrily. “All I asked was for you to help me identify this man, and now you’re messing me around with talk of time travel? I’m not an eejit.” Mary closed her eyes. “I feared you might react this way. What sane person wouldn’t? But then I […]
Author’s Playlist I came up with the idea for The Secret Horses of Briar Hill on a long solo road trip when my car radio was broken. For the first time in a long time, I was in total silence, alone with my thoughts, which is kind of a scary place to be. But that’s […]
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Reversible poems? Yes, please! I went in looking for another book by Singer, much like this one, but found this book instead and I was very happy with my choice. It’s a magical book, | […]
I picked up this book because I really enjoyed Williams Carlos Williams when I studied him in college and I recognized the title. I was under the impression the whole time that this book was actually written by the class of six graders, but it’s not. It’s a fictional class. Just throwing that out there […]
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