E is for Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

About an hour west of Portland, Oregon is probably in the ranks of the best aviation museums in the country. The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum was founded in memory of Captain Michael Smith King to celebrate the innovation, history, and the pilots of aviation. Among the most famous planes on display is the Spruce […]

I’ve Written A Children’s Book Now What? Part III

Character Mapping Depending on where you are in the process of writing your book, character mapping will prove to be an invaluable step.  I actually recommend you start character mapping even before you start writing. This is where you really get to know your characters, who they are, what motivates them, etc. Although sometimes your […]

I’ve Written a Children’s Book, Now What? Part I

I’ve Written a Children’s Book, Now What? Part 1: Critique and Editing I’m taking this from the viewpoint that you have made the decision to self-publish your children’s book. Maybe you have sent it to publishers and have already received rejection notices OR you have decided to go the self-publishing route from the get go. […]

Becoming an Author

Becoming an author has been a life long dream of mine. I started becoming interested in writing when I was in 7th grade. I remember my 7th grade English teacher (because back then it was still called English) encouraged me to write. Both she and my mom both said one day I would write the […]