• Book Inspiration: How I Dream Up My Book Ideas

    Most of my children's books ideas come from daily living - my kids, my own childhood, or simple phrases I hear throughout the day.  
  • How I Named My Company: "The Orange Chair"

    That Orange Chair, next to her stack of books piled high,
    which lasted but a little while.
    For Gma loved to read and read, 
    to consume books really.
    Which led us to the bookstore, 
    getting lost for hours in wistful wonder,
    i.e., picking up more books than we put back down,
    sheepishly giggling at the checkout counter...
    "Don't tell us the total!" ...