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Facts Married Fiction

My toes wiggled as I giggled, listening to Larissa Thompson narrate my Puffin Explorers series audiobook (available on Audible). Another fun part of being an author is listening to the characters come to life in a whole new way. Making sure each word from the audiobook matched the new eBook version of Iceland: The Puffin… Continue reading Facts Married Fiction

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Doodling with Hannah

An Interview with Artist Hannah Jones What is life if you don’t use the whole set of crayons you possess? In my opinion, it’s a very bland life indeed. My path crossed with Hannah Jones a few years ago at Darlington School in Rome, Georgia. Her talent at playing the cello was undeniable, but that… Continue reading Doodling with Hannah

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Sharing the Dream

The galloping heart in my chest was the least of my concerns. I swallowed boldly and whispered sweet nothings to my stomach, begging for it to forgo the summersaults. My car seemed to know the way to Darlington School from the countless times I’d been there before, when I worked there as the school event… Continue reading Sharing the Dream

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Fly Over Iceland with Me!

Fly Over Iceland with Me! Puffins Take Flight - Iceland the Puffin Explorers eBook & Audio book - Book Trailer does just that…takes you on a short journey over Iceland! Explore Iceland with two puffin friends, Árni and Birta, as they meet Icelandic horses, sheep, reindeer, and experience other natural wonders of the land. As… Continue reading Fly Over Iceland with Me!

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When A Cockatrice is Cloned

When Hundreds of Cody Plush Toys Arrive ... It's a party! Cody the Cockatrice has had quite the adventure coming into physical being. Everything from his heart-shaped tail to his big blue eyes came together one step at a time. Cody becoming a plush toy that can fly into the homes of his adventurous fans… Continue reading When A Cockatrice is Cloned

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Life Can Be …

My eyes burned from the sea of red lights. My extremities numb, I no longer felt blood run through my hands as they clutched the cars steering wheel, nor my foot as it somehow found its way from brake to throttle repeatedly. As I glanced over my shoulder, trying to find an inch to make… Continue reading Life Can Be …

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Where All Puffin Friends Meet

Playful puffin Árni and his best friend Birta are about to leave their burrow for a four-year adventure at sea, but Árni doesn’t want to go—at least not today. He wants one more day to play with his best friend Birta. But before they leave, they embark upon a lively adventure exploring Iceland. Little pufflings… Continue reading Where All Puffin Friends Meet

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Practically Practical Dad’s World

In March 2020, a blog from a dad’s perspective called Practically Practical Dad’s World wrote a wonderful review about my Iceland: The Puffin Explorers series books 1, 2, and 3. It was one of my favorite reviews of these three books but not because he “liked” my books. In his writing, I could tell he… Continue reading Practically Practical Dad’s World